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Traveling with Type 1 Diabetes
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This past weekend was my first real vacation traveling with Type 1 Diabetes, and I discovered that it required more planning than my former, pancreas-working life. When you’re eating away from home, you don’t know exactly what’s in your food. I mean, you have a pretty good idea of the ingredients, but compared to actually making the food yourself, you’re not as precise on...

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Frozen Insulin & Many Tears.
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Frozen – The Movie Diabetic’s Nightmare   Last Thursday started out like any other day: I headed to the gym after work, picked up some of my prescriptions at my local pharmacy, and then stopped by Golden Spoon to get my boyfriend a tasty treat. Ok, I confess – I wanted a few bites too ; ) When I got home, I rushed to...

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Happy 2 Months!
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I promise I won’t do this every month; however, today is my 2-month anniversary from being officially diagnosed as Type 1! {Does that deserve an exclamation point? Am I excited about it? Well, no – but I need some positive vibes about this new life circumstance.} To be quite honest, I feel like I’ve had this disease a lot longer than 2 months. It’s become...

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No More Shots?
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Finger Pricking and insulin shots are daily routines that Type 1 Diabetics experience. However, what if there was only finger pricking and no shots?   Recently, Afrezza – an inhaled insulin – has breathed new life into the daily habits of Type 1 Diabetics. Afrezza, an inhaled insulin, is meant to replace bolus or mealtime insulin. Although it not does not replace basal or long-lasting insulin, Afrezza works as a...

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Sugar, Sugar… Ah… Honey, Honey!
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Sugar, ah, honey, honey You are my candy girl And you got me wanting you. I am sure a majority of you know this oldie but such a goodie (after all it is Throwback Thursday…). No matter what generation you are growing up in, there’s nothing like a classic song that can connect you to other age groups. One advantage of time progressing is...

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