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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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Medical ID Jewelry
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A couple of weeks ago, my amazing hubby bought me one of my most important accessories for our 6-month anniversary. It’s not from Tiffany’s, but it is a lot more useful than a pretty blue box. Being a Type 1 diabetic that is constantly on the go, it was a medical ID / emergency bracelet that includes important life-or-death information: my name, (2) ICE phone numbers, and my medical condition...

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National Donut Day!
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In my former pre-diabetic life, today was one of my favorite days! No, not really… okay, maybe a little bit. : ) I mean, doesn’t everyone love a big, sugary donut?! As I grew older (and wiser), this love turned to lust. The initial feeling of a great donut is wonderful, but its after effects are brutal! Over the years, I learned that the crash from a...

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Double D’s: Dating And Diabetes
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Since it’s officially Friday (yay!), many unattached Type One’s may be planning for a “date night.” Personally, dating with diabetes makes me extra anxious. Since I was officially diagnosed at the age of 23, it was something I had to learn how to do later in the game. And trust me; I am still learning six (amusing) years later. Before becoming a diabetic, there wasn’t much...

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Happy 1 Month Birthday To Me!
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  Today, May 17, 2015, is my one month anniversary of being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and starting my insulin injections. Below is a brief summary of how I’m doing – both mentally and physically.   Since starting insulin, my highest blood sugar has been roughly 250 mg. It was during my first week of taking insulin, or I like to call my “trial...

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JDRF Brings Hope To Type 1 Diabetes
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Introducing Type One Nation   On Sunday, April 19, 2015, my husband and I had the privilege of attending JDRF’s Annual Type One Nation Event at Hotel Irvine. It was a great, educational event for Type Ones to learn about the advancements in healthcare, see different pump options, hear from industry specialists, and attend small group seminars – in addition to mingling with other...

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