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Category Archive: Diabetic Problems

Does Diabetes Need an Ice Bucket Challenge?

Disclaimer: I did not write this… but the author, Moira McCarthy, really inspired me and made me think completely differently. To find the original article, click here. If you don’t know what the… Continue reading

Wedding Day with Type 1 Diabetes

Now that the wedding is over, and I’m getting back into the swing of things, I wanted to share my experience of managing type 1 diabetes while being a bride.  I have a… Continue reading

My Heart Beats

Today is the big day. Today is my wedding day. Hopefully, I will be having some low blood sugar levels today! I would like to pig out — but I am scared to… Continue reading

The Countdown is ON!

The countdown is on. With only 11 days left until our wedding day, my stress levels have certainly been high! My blood sugars have also been somewhat suffering. Lack of sleep, lack of… Continue reading

Disclosing Your Diabetes: Promoting Awareness

I just got a blog post published on the OmniPod website!! Check it out here: http://suited.myomnipod.com/calla/disclosing-diabetes-promoting-awareness/ Before I actually get into the post, I just want to say something else. Last weekend at the… Continue reading

T1 Diabetes & the Summer

May 28  “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

“You no longer have health insurance”

Life if changing, and it’s all for the good! I recently got a new job, more money and some benefits! That was the biggest thing I was looking for when doing my job… Continue reading

Can You Donate Blood with Type 1 Diabetes?

If you are looking for a straight-forward answer, YES we can! I did a post on donating blood about a year ago… and you can read it by clicking here. At that point,… Continue reading

Spring Forward – Diabetic Style!

This whole “clock changing” thing always gets me off my normal diabetic schedule. This morning I woke up to my alarm at 7:30. I got up, got dressed and started to get ready… Continue reading

Abbott Freestyle Test Strips Recall

Over the last few days, I’ve been receiving FedEx notes on the door. They keep coming at times when I am working…. but yesterday I was off. My fiance and I live in… Continue reading