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The Adventure Continues

I had a follow-up with my doctor today. She said she understood why and how I could be overwhelmed/frustrated with my numbers, but she emphasized that we are in the information-gathering stage. 162 more words


Day 4 and 5

Day 4

I awoke to the ringing of my phone. It was the diabetes specialist’s stand in ( the diabetes specialist was on holiday) wanting to know how my blood sugars were doing. 315 more words

Low Carbs

The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin

In March of 2014, I knew my eight year old daughter was sick. Once borderline overweight, she was now skeletally thin and fading away from us. 1,516 more words


Thanks to Banting and Best, I Have a Chance

If it was the year 1921 today, I wouldn’t be able to get up out of bed this morning. I wouldn’t be able to fight the urge to shut my eyes again. 430 more words


But Wait, There's More

To add injury to insult last night, I messed up when I was giving myself insulin.

Despite being overweight, there’s not a lot of fat on my legs. 96 more words


Why I do stupid things I said I wasn't going to do.

I have no idea, really, I just keep doing them. I keep telling myself “Don’t give any details to your mother!”. What do I do? Exactly that. 479 more words


Trying to Be Positive

Here is my daily routine:

  • Check fasting blood sugar.
  • Get dressed.
  • Have breakfast & take morning meds.
  • Wash dishes & clean the kitchen.
  • Do some work.
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