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So I am a few days in to my attempt at going fast-carb free.

It is bloody hard!!

I will admit I slipped yesterday, I went to Pizza Express for lunch with a friend and the carbonara pizza just called my name. 180 more words


Healthy diabetic? It's up to you.

My good friend died on January 1. She was a type 1 diabetic who committed suicide by not administering her insulin. We don’t know when she stopped taking her medication, but she was found in a diabetic coma with blood sugar at 1400 (normal is under 100). 158 more words



When my doctor told me I was diabetic just three days before Christmas 2015 he reviewed my test results with me, then gave me prescriptions for the required equipment for blood monitoring and for Metformin (at the lowest dose – starting on half of that to make sure I didn’t react to it.)  Other than that, I was left to figure the rest out myself. 1,363 more words

Shannon Fennell

Day 34: Bittersweet 

When I set out on this journey my goal was to experience Europe and to change my perspective on how I viewed the world and the United States. 440 more words

My Double D's

Heads out of your bra’s ladies, I’m not talking about those double D’s. This is about something entirely different.On the 17th of May I suffered a fairly dramatic dip in my mood. 948 more words