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Sheltering in Place with Diabetes

Like the rest of the world I am working from home and have been for going on I think 5 weeks now?  I am home with my husband, who is self employed and our 3 children – the twins are … Continue reading

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Postprandial Spikes

You’d think after 27+ years with diabetes, I’d have this figured out by now. But I clearly do not.  Most recently I am struggling quite a bit with postprandial spikes.  Roller coaster spikes most of the time. My Endo put … Continue reading

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Guest Post: My Mom

I recently asked my mom if she would be willing to write a guest post for me on what it is like to be the parent of a Type 1.  I wanted to hear her perspective on how that day in … Continue reading

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Inconsistencies with Rx’s

I currently take Tresiba for my long lasting insulin (I’ve been back on MDI for about 18 months now).  And I started on my current insurance plan in March 2019.  I was paying $24.99 per month for a 30 day … Continue reading

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Rambling Walk Thoughts …

I have been going to our local JDRF walk since 1993 – it doesn’t feel that long but sheesh this year will be what, 28 years?  Whoa.  I need to let that soak in for a minute. I’ve only missed … Continue reading

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“Mom, why do you have diabetes?”

Tonight I took my 3 boys (age 12, and 6 year old twins) to dinner and then for ice cream afterwards.   While we were eating the ice cream, the two 6 year olds started asking questions so I decided … Continue reading

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DPAC Champion

I was recently asked to contribute to an update that DPAC (“Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition”) sends out to showcase what their Champions have been up to.  I was honored to be included in their update and wanted to share the … Continue reading

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Bad Swag

I am by no means an expert on swagging my carb counts (for those that don’t know, that’s a coined term for guessing how many carbs are in a food item/meal). But I can usually get it pretty darn close. … Continue reading

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Coffee Creamer

I love my morning coffees.. and who am I kidding? I also love an afternoon coffee ;). #likeyoudo.   And when my son was in the hospital 3 years ago a dear friend brought me some white chocolate mocha coffee … Continue reading

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Time for a Change?

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time you know that I have been on a Medtronic pump off and on since 1998.  I’ve only taken a break twice.. the first was in 1999-2000 because I went into … Continue reading

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