Tag Archives: type 1 diabetes

Cases

What do you carry your diabetes supplies in? Let’s discuss my history with cases for a moment. 🙂 I was diagnosed in 1992. And at the time, they admitted me in the hospital for a week so I could do … Continue reading

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Girly talk

Ok, guys, you may want to skip this particular post .. not because inappropriate, but because … well….. it won’t apply to you. 🙂 And the whole TMI thing….. So having been diabetic now for 24+ years, it’s only been … Continue reading

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When DKA and I met for the first time

I saw a post last night that a friend shared about a young girl with Type 1 diabetes that had passed away. Her pump site apparently kinked and she went into DKA and then had brain damage, so her parents … Continue reading

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Sick Days

I started to come down with what I assumed was a cold Monday night – it hit fast, but it was the typical head cold symptoms – stuffy nose, cough, watery eyes. And I didn’t sleep much at all that … Continue reading

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My own worst enemy

I can admit that I am at times my own worst enemy. I beat myself up (figuratively) about different things – projects I work on, my appearance, etc. But I also do it when it comes to my diabetes. In … Continue reading

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Evolution of my diabetes

I never realize just how dependent I’ve become on my diabetes technology until I have to go without it. I have lived with diabetes for almost 24 years (as of next month.) And in those 24 years, to say the … Continue reading

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Dexcom battery

I wear the Dexcom G5 transmitter and I had a “first” happen last night. Usually, when the battery is starting to get low, I get alerts starting 2-3 weeks before the battery actually dies. It will say something along the … Continue reading

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