So last week, Murphy’s Law hit. My pump malfunctioned. I wasn’t getting my insulin. My blood sugars were running higher and ketones hit. When I decided to pull off my pump, I couldn’t turn it off… That was a fun Sunday night/Monday morning… But now I have this new one that turns off pretty easily. … Continue reading Being Prepared for What-If’s
5 Reasons I Believe in Pump Vacations
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
Low Whining and WTF Diabetes
I had all of these plans this week. My to do list was ready. I had all of these writing plans this week too. Well this post wasn’t even in my plans- but it’s probably the only one I’m cranking out. I’ve been running low since the middle of the night on Monday/Tuesday.... I would probably … Continue reading Low Whining and WTF Diabetes
I Just Forget Sometimes, and It’s Not the End of the World
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
One of My New Loves- Tresiba!
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!
POLI Girl in a not so POLI World
All about my experience on POLI (pumper on long acting insulin).