Show Me Your Pump!

Show Me Your Pump!

A few days ago, I was mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed (a habitual pastime of mine) when a photo reappeared once, twice, and three-plus times. At first, I didn’t pay a whole lot of attention to it because it … Read more

Safari Report

Traveling with Diabetes Safari Report

Despite my anxieties, the trip to South Africa was amazing. Most of the things I was worried about did not come to pass, and the ones that did were not that big a deal.  We went on safari for the … Read more

Misadventures of a Hypoglycemic Mom

Misadventures of a Hypoglycemic Mom

Maya, my 16 month old daughter, was roaming around my parents’ backyard last weekend. She picked up a leaf and studied it, which was cute, until she stuck out her tongue and tasted it. That was my cue to scoop … Read more

Diabetes Vacation: Montreal Edition

Diabetes Vacation: Montreal Edition

As we all know, it’s impossible to take a vacation from diabetes (hence the need for some anti-burnout tips). However, certain vacation destinations and activities are better than others, a fact that I have been thinking about a lot over … Read more

The Never-Ending Day

The Never-Ending Day

I am not the kind of person to pull an all-nighter. You might scoff at that, considering I’m a college student and 21 years old. I’m not saying this means I don’t procrastinate (trust me, I do) or that I … Read more

Taking a Break from Running

Taking a Break from Running

Sometimes your body tries to tell you something and the smart thing to do is to listen to it. But apparently I’m not that smart. My body tried to tell me it was time for a running break, but instead … Read more

My Transition to an Insulin Pump: Phase 1 Complete

My Transition to an insulin pump- pretty overwhelming!

In my blog post last week, I talked about how I’m hoping to transition to an insulin pump this summer. I know it will be a bit of an arduous process, but I’m eager to share each step of it … Read more

Transition Time…Again

OmniPod

I feel like word “transition” has defined my existence for the past three or so years. At first, it was the transition from high school to college. This was marked by several sub-transitions that resulted in my greater independence and … Read more

South Africa Safari with Diabetes

South Africa Safari with Diabetes

In a few days, our family is leaving on a trip halfway around and down toward the bottom of the world—my Mom is taking us on a safari in South Africa to mark her seventieth birthday. Most of me can’t … Read more

Blood Sugar Isn’t Everything

Blood Sugar Isn’t Everything

When I started long distance running I did it in part to help me cope with my diabetes. I found that running a couple hundred miles a month kept my blood sugar in check and helped me deal with the … Read more

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