I don't think this will be a shock to anyone- BUT I LOVE CARBSSSSS! and maybe- I'm not supposed to admit it out loud- officially- but it's true. I love carbs. (shhhh- don't tell anyone- even though it's not a secret) (not my image) like Phyllis from "Confessions of a Type 1 Diabetic with a … Continue reading I have T1D and PCOS (and it’s no secret) BUT- I LOVE carbs!
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- dating and diabetes- I know, I know. This topic- been there done that. I still haven't decided how I feel about dating- in general- I don't love it. I would like to make sure that I note this- I identify as a cisgender, straight, white, female. I've definitely noticed two typical "thought camps" for … Continue reading Dating and Diabetes? Let the GIFs explain it all.
I can feel it. I can see it whenI look at my CGM with indifference. I can tell when I just pick a random number to draw out on my insulin pen to give insulin. It lurks around the corner when my usual inclination to try and trouble-shoot is nonexistent. It’s back. But this time … Continue reading We Meet Again Diabetes Burnout
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!
I've now been working at the College Diabetes Network and living in Boston for about a year now. Wait. What. I’ve been adulting for a year??? About a year ago, I was dumb and doing what I do best- which is hit the ground running and going a million miles an hour. Which. I don't do … Continue reading #cdnRetreat2016- Proving the World Wrong