Monthly Archives: May 2015

You Say It’s Your Birthday

For your listening pleasure: The Beatles, Birthday Song (via YouTube) Today is my birthday! I like birthdays – my own and other people’s. I don’t care about parties or presents but the idea of celebrating someone’s birth, their presence in … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Living with Diabetes | 2 Comments

News Flash: Diabetes is Making Me Crazy

I know, not really a news flash! But, it is part of a larger story that is about a lesson I have to keep relearning. Sometimes, when a pattern of bg readings starts to emerge – whether for myself or … Continue reading

Posted in Carb Counting, Living with Diabetes, Pump Management | 2 Comments

Pleased To Make Your Acquaintance

Day 7: The very first inspiration for Diabetes Blog Week was to help connect our blogging community, and that continues to be the most important reason it’s held every year.  So let’s help foster and continue those connections as we … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging About Blogging, DOC | 3 Comments

I Wish You Hope (D Blog Week day 6)

Day 6 Topic: If you have been blogging for a while, what is your favorite sentence or blogpost that you have ever written? Is it diabetes related or just life related? If you are a new blogger and don’t have … Continue reading

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Yum! Friday Food (DBlogWeek Day 5)

Taking a cue from Adam Brown’s recent post, write a post documenting what you eat in a day! Feel free to add links to recommended recipes/shops/whatever. Make it an ideal day or a come-as-you-are day – no judgments either way. … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes (or, my dysfunctional relationship with food)

Day 4: Today let’s talk about changes, in one of two ways.  Either tell us what you’d most like to see change about diabetes, in any way.  This can be management tools, devices, medications, people’s perceptions, your own feelings – … Continue reading

Posted in Carb Counting, food, Living with Diabetes, Others caring for your T1 kid | 5 Comments

Spring Cleaning (diabetes style)

Day 3: Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out.  What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out?  This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or … Continue reading

Posted in CGM, Endocrinologist, Hypoglycemia Unawareness, Living with Diabetes | 2 Comments