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
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