Monthly Archives: March 2012

Knowledge is Power

Anyone who has read any of my blog posts so far has quickly figured out that after 19 years as a T1, I am finally trying to understand the “right” way to manage this disease.  Up until recently, it’s been more … Continue reading

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Report card

I finally had my 3 month checkup this week.  My true test of how “well” I’ve been managing my diabetes for the last 3 months.  My weight was down almost 10 lbs, my blood pressure was pretty good (even though … Continue reading

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No, I haven’t been drinking, Ociffer

I had a couple of new discoveries the other night ….     But lemme start at the beginning. My 4 year old son (A) was not himself that evening – he was coughing and wheezing, so I made the decision to take … Continue reading

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Camping

This past weekend I took E’s Girl Scout troop camping.  We had a great time .. but with all of this “resdiscovery” of my diabetes I’ve been doing lately .. I was even more aware than usual how it.is.always.there.  In every single thing … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountains

At my last appointment with my Endocrinologist (Endo, for short) on 12/27/11 my A1C was 7.9.   That’s not a “bad” number.  But it had jumped from 7.1 in September.  That’s a pretty big jump. *sigh*  I went to my car after … Continue reading

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Work in progress

Lately I have gotten questions from friends who have recently joined the T1 “club” and I have realized that there is so much I don’t know — I’m sure they are thinking, “Shannon’s had this thing for 20 years, surely she’s an … Continue reading

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Second verse.. (not the) same as the first

(I apologize for the formatting issues on today’s post — for some reason it is having a mind of its own and will not save my changes!) Sometimes I can have identical days – as far as my schedule, what … Continue reading

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