Tag Archives: type 1 diabetes

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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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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Kudos to Medtronic

I started a new job earlier this year, and as a result my insurance changed. I now have coverage with a large national carrier, but one that apparently a lot providers choose to not deal with. Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading

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Epic fail

So I had what I would consider an epic diabetes fail on Friday.  And I consider it an epic fail because it was 100% avoidable.   #mybad My husband (D), and my son (A) went to a local zip line … Continue reading

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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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