It’s a been a helluva decade – traveling, mommying, running, cycling, learning, all with type-1 diabetes! Continue reading 2010-2019: a decade of growth
The Vancouver media missed a HUGE opportunity on the amazing things people are doing with type-1 diabetes, and I’m calling them out and making it right. Continue reading Time to shine the spotlight on T1D
Did you know you don’t even have to swallow Swedish Berries (or whatever your carb of choice) to get a boost of energy? True story! Continue reading T1D, Sport, and the Oral Receptors
Dear endocrinologists, it’s time to throw away those damn scales! Continue reading T1D: Ban the Scale, Build Rapport
Tears. When I got the email two weeks ago, my heart broke into pieces. We had been together for 21 years. I had chosen this man, picked him specifically from a lot of others. He was perfect in every way that my 18-year-old self desired. He had an American accent. He had a welcoming smile, a fit body – oh, those legs – a firm, warming handshake, … Continue reading Forever in my diabetes-thriving heart
About 15 years ago I met a couple of gals, who I kid you not spent an entire summer trying to convince me that science was the coolest thing on the planet. I was a hard sell; after a lack lustre experience with it in high school, and an eye for the words, I never imagined science to be anything more than something I had … Continue reading Medtronic Global Heroes Part 2: Science!!!
Have you ever been a part of something so incredibly fantastic that you’ve been nearly muted by the awesomeness of it? Something that you struggle to put words to because no word seems adequate enough? Something that you find yourself unconsciously holding back on because you know the person across from you didn’t experience it and will surely have jolts of envy shooting through them … Continue reading Medtronic Global Heroes Part 1: Heroism defined