Type One Run – Ocala

My new adventure!!! I am now the Chapter leader for Type One Run – Ocala and it is up and running!! https://www.facebook.com/groups/typeonerunocala/ Type One Run is a group of ordinary people dedicated to building SUPPORT, COMMUNITY and AWARENESS for those affected by type 1 diabetes through RUNNING. We encourage anyone of any ability who is interested […]

I Ate the Kitchen!

Today’s blog post is all about just having one of those days…… Friday overnight my blood sugar level dropped really low. Any of you Type 1 Diabetics reading this will understand me when I say “I ate the kitchen!” I wake up and literally will eat the kitchen until I feel better. Doesn’t matter what […]

Perspective: 30 Years with Type 1 Diabetes

Today’s blog post is about perspective!! 2017 is year 30 for me living with Type 1 Diabetes. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my perspective on my life with this wonderful disease. What if I made different choices in my past? What if I chose not to take care of myself ? What if […]

Carbs! Carbs! Carbs!

These last few months I have been working on cutting my carbohydrate intake by more than half. Daily I was eating about 100-200 grams of carbs. Now that I am typing this, I feel that was a little crazy! My day would start out with cereal. I love my cereal and each morning 1 serving was […]

Travelling with Type 1 Diabetes

Depending on the type of person you are, planning your vacations can be a fun thing to do or a dreadful thing to do. I personally love to plan vacations! Well, let me say that I love to plan really anything!! I love looking for deals for flights, cars, hotels, etc. It is just something […]

A little bit about my insulin pump

I have been using my insulin pump for about 12 years. It is Paradigm insulin pump made by Medtronic Minimed. I also have a OneTouch Ultralink blood glucose monitor that links up with my insulin pump. I do not know how I lived without using the pump. It has helped me keep my A1C under […]