I believe in pump vacations (and CGM vacations- but I’ll mostly mention pump right now). Now, I love being on an insulin pump- and I have ever since that first moment when I was 9 years. That’s when I first went on the pump- almost 15 years ago. It was the days of NPH and … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Believe in Pump Vacations
Sleep has become even more precious to me over the past several months, and guess what? It’s not just the diabetes. It’s not just the anxiety. Actually, it’s mostly the insomnia associated with my uncontrollable period- the PCOS and endometriosis. And you know what happened last night? For the most part, all of the fun … Continue reading I Just Forget Sometimes, and It’s Not the End of the World
I learned about Tresiba during the winter of 2015/2016, and I was pretty excited about it. Because of my hoarder’s supply of my former long-acting insulin, I waited until August to switch. It’s been about 5 months since I made the change. I have to say- I’M OBSESSED! Disclaimer time! Please remember I am not … Continue reading One of My New Loves- Tresiba!
So I did a thing- I ran a 1/2 marathon (well my second- but I really don't count the first because that was just chaos and a crap show- full into my thyroiditis and exercise was painful- I was also not prepared). This also needs a disclaimer- please remember I am NOT a medical professional. … Continue reading Running a 1/2 Marathon with T1D (and other things)
I'm sure many of you have heard this throughout your time with diabetes- "Make sure you rotate your sites." I've been hearing that since my days on NPH and regular- from checking my blood sugar to shots to pumpsites to the CGM. From my younger years, I remember the warning of "they don't work as … Continue reading ROTATE! ROTATE! ROTATE!
Tips and Tricks - Friday 5/20 Link List. Let's round out the week by sharing our best diabetes tips and diabetes tricks. From how you organize supplies to how you manage gear on the go/vacation (beach, or skiing, or whatever). From how you keep track of prescription numbers to how you remember to get your orders … Continue reading Day 5- Tips and Tricks! #dblogweek
I first went on a CGM in the age of glucowatch, and then gave it a VERY brief try my junior year of college. Quickly giving it up. Then about a year ago, I went on a CGM and kept going. As many know, this was an adventure for everyone involved. So, over the summer I … Continue reading It’s Complicated: with My CGM, revisited.