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Happy 18th Birthday Diabetes!

It is crazy to think that 18 years ago today I was anxiously waiting for an afternoon appointment with an endocrinologist. I knew I was there because I had diabetes but what did that mean? 344 more words


When I adopt my future child (see here), the phrase “uh-huh” will probably be worthy of a “Swear Jar” donation according to Ally’s Little Book of Rules.  1,183 more words


My Blood Kit

Every person with T1D has one of these, but almost everyone calls it something different ;) from, kit, blood kit, gogo bag, sugar kit, to just the bag and what they hold is equally as varied. 579 more words


Type 3

I came across an interesting concept, today. One that got me smiling. The term ‘type 3 diabetes’.

We’ve all heard about type 1 and type 2 diabetes, maybe you’ve even heard about MODY or LADA. 780 more words


Unpredictable, unpreventable...mess

Back in 2011, doctors initially diagnosed me with type 2 diabetes. Within a matter of weeks, they diagnosed me as MODY (Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young). 432 more words


With or without you.

I hadn’t realized how fast time was flying by. I will have been on my insulin pump and CGM dexcom for about a year and a half now. 553 more words


Why Blog?

I have been experiencing a late-twenties existential crisis of sorts.

What am I doing?  Am I doing enough?  Am I helping others?  Where is my career going?  352 more words