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How Low Can You Go?

How low can you go? Depending on your body, and your tolerance, will depend on how low your blood sugar can go before it becomes a scary, unpredictable path to be on. Drinking,… Continue reading

Things Only a Person with Diabetes Would Understand

Although Type 1 Diabetes is a manageable life condition, we all need to find a little bit of humor in in too! Here is a list of things that only people with diabetes,… Continue reading

Tips for Purchasing Life Insurance When You Have Type 1 Diabetes

Since having the twins, I’ve become concerned for their future. What if something were to ever happen? How would my family survive? These concerns become a reality when applying for health insurance. Take… Continue reading

Attack of the Postpartum Lows

Being a brand new mom, living with type 1 diabetes, and how the childbirth can screw with blood glucose/sugar levels.

Pregnancy News!

We are pregnant. With twins. Adjusting to pregnant life with T1D doesn’t have to be stressful… you just need to know what you are up against.

Why We Walk for T1D

Today I received a very disturbing email from Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance (JDCA). They recently did a survey to identify the main reasons people within the T1D community participate in diabetes fundraising walks.… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Sex (with Type 1 Diabetes)

This post is intended for ages 18 and up as it references adult only activities. Having sex while having diabetes can be a little awkward, especially when its with someone knew or your… Continue reading

Infertility with Type 1 Diabetes

You may have seen some older posts about what your a1c should be while trying to conceive, diabetes & pregnancy, and others about the chances of my children actually developing t1d too. Well,… Continue reading

Blood Sugars Behind the Wheel

Driving while living with Type 1 Diabetes can be a very frightful thing. I remember back to the days when I first got my license. I was super scared to hit the curb… Continue reading