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 […]

I’m Back!

I have been missing in action from my blog for some time now. But I am back at it! I hope you enjoy my new posts! What have I been up to? So many things to talk about in My So Called Sugar Free Life. My two boys are growing fast, job position changes, continuing […]

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 […]

What I wish I knew then about Type 1 Diabetes

  I have read so many stories on blogs, news, Facebook and other social media sites about the different struggles parents and young kids go through when living with type 1 diabetes. It was so hard for me understanding what happened to me at age 11. I can’t imagine being younger and dealing with it […]