Running Towards a Rainbow

Running Towards a Rainbow

I ran 22.5 miles on Friday morning. I haven’t felt very well for the last few days and my blood sugar levels have been a little out of whack (actually, a lot out of whack).  My side has been hurting … Read more

Can you say beignet?

Can you say beignet?

I’m writing this from New Orleans, where my husband and I have been conferencing and eating nonstop for the past three days. While I’m always up for a trip, the challenges of keeping my sugar even and energy high while … Read more

Does My Cat Have Diabetes? (And memories of cat pee)

Does My Cat Have Diabetes? (And memories of cat pee)

There are those nagging questions: Why is my blood sugar always high at 5:00 in the morning and 5:00 in the afternoon?  When I put a pair of socks into the washing machine/dryer, why does only one come out?  Where … Read more

Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Sounds of a Diabetic Runner

Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Sounds of a Diabetic Runner

I woke up 247 this morning. My blood sugar has been a bit out of control since I got back from New York last Friday. While I was there my numbers were great thanks to my no-carbs-while-traveling policy, which means … Read more

Drinking the Fish Oil Kool-Aid

Drinking the Fish Oil Kool-Aid

Let’s face it: fish oil is hip. Trendy. I see commercials on TV, every market has its own brand, and I hear the personal trainers at the gym recommending it to everyone they see. But, despite that little part of … Read more

Stewards of our children’s health

Stewards of our children’s health

“You’re the one who’s into healthy foods. Can I ask you a question?” This is how another mother got my attention at a recent meeting of our local scout troop. In the few seconds before responding to her, I wondered … Read more

If I Have to Die, I Would Like to Die Running

If I Have to Die, I Would Like to Die Running

Central Park is one of my favorite places to run and it was a beautiful but cold day… Read more

Notes to My Sister

Notes to My Sister

Type 2 diabetes is the original DIY disease. No matter how much coaching or support you receive, whether you balance carbs and/or calories, eat locally or at your local McDonald’s, it’s really up to each individual to balance or not … Read more

When Your Glucometer Fails Get a New One

When Your Glucometer Fails Get a New One

I’m happy to announce I’ve got a new glucometer. For the last couple weeks I’ve been having trouble with my glucometer. Checking my blood sugar had become quite annoying– pricking my fingers more than once and going through two or … Read more

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