Tag Archive: Health

What Issues Are Important?

November 2 Election Day – What issues are important to you? If you could tell your representatives one thing about diabetes, what would it be? This is a very simple one… find a… Continue reading

World Diabetes Awareness Month

So today is November 1st — and I can’t believe it’s November already! But hey, did you know that November is National Diabetes Awareness Month? I’ve been a diabetic for 15+ years, and… Continue reading

The Bloodless Finger Test

I recently got a comment on my blog asking about finger pricks, and trouble getting blood for a test. Have I ever had this issue? YES! Most definitely! When I was first diagnosed,… Continue reading

The Highs and Lows

Yesterday was a rough day for me being a diabetic. There were highs, and lows, and almost no “in-betweens.” It was a hot summer day, hot, sticky, muggy, “I can’t breathe,” kinda day… Continue reading

Forgetting About My T1d

I know everyone looks at this blog to read about diabetes, but this time I am getting a little bit more personal. I was in Myrtle Beach this past week with my boyfriend,… Continue reading

I’m not Perfect

I am certainly not the most perfect diabetic out there, nor do I do claim to be! I mess up my sugars, I don’t eat 100% perfectly, and I don’t wash my hands before checking… Continue reading

Omnipod Occlusion while Priming

Last night I was changing my Omnipod, and had this weird little thing happen. I got a occlusion during the priming period? How does that work exactly? I am aware that not that… Continue reading

Stress & Diabetes

If you haven’t realized, I haven’t been posting on my lovely little blog too often lately. Why is that you might ask? Well I am currently in the last few weeks of my… Continue reading

Bruised by a1C

So last week you heard me complain about how much it unusually hurt when I got my blood drawn for the a1C. Well, no freaking wonder! Look what it has turned to now?! Yes, today… Continue reading

The a1C Results Are In!

Yesterday was a hectic day, but I did have the time to run to my Endocrinogist appointment, and I wasn’t yelled at! Phew, that is always a good feeling that I am doing… Continue reading