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April 2017

Dealing with Overnight Low Blood Sugars.

Blood Sugars By April 27, 2017 Tags: , , , , 7 Comments

Quick confirmation:  Yes, you are reading this on the Internet.  No, this website is not written by a doctor.  Or a medical professional of any kind.  (Or a professional of any kind.) This is not medical advice.  I have been living with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years and this is just how I do it. Such a good…


The One About the Gym.

Exercise & Fitness, Infertility and Pregnancy By April 26, 2017 Tags: , , 11 Comments

UUUUUUUGGGGGGHHHHH the one about the gym. Dude, I wanted to start this post with a story about how hard it’s been to regain traction with losing the baby weight and then end with a BAM I NO LONGER WANT TO BURN MY SHAPEWEAR IN A BONFIRE.  But no.  That is sadly not the case. The road to my last pregnancy…


What I Did On My Bloggy Vacation.

Diabetes Advocacy, Real Life Diabetes By April 24, 2017 Tags: , 6 Comments

Whoa – this was the longest unintentional blog break I’ve taken in ages. Maybe ever. And it’s not like I didn’t have diabetes-related things to say or conversations I wanted to contribute to. I just didn’t feel like writing. Which is weird. I usually feel like writing. After the Target low, I was on break with my family for a…


Signs of Distractabetes.

Real Life Diabetes By April 4, 2017 10 Comments

My endo appointment is coming up fast, and I’ve just realized that I don’t give much of a shit.  Not good.  I’m deep into distractabetes.  Signs? Your fasting blood sugar is taken at 10 am. You think coffee is breakfast.  And is also lunch. You carb count by glancing at the food and going “meh.” You accidentally end up on…