Stress is an evil little bugger, especially for those of us with Dear Diabetes. Can mindfulness help? Continue reading Stress, Mindfulness, and Blood Glucose
When my Saturday Cycling Friend suggested we ride Burnaby Mountain I gave her a big fat no – for 4 straight months! And then one day, I said yes.
Continue reading T1D Looks Like Me – Climbing Burnaby Mountain
It’s hard to remember the unpredictability and stranglehold that Dear Diabetes has on us. There are so many factors that contribute to blood glucose management, often things that are completely out of our control. Continue reading The Unpredictability of Blood Glucose in Sport
It’s a simple change, but there’s a BIG reason for this change. Continue reading Name Change: Diabetic to Dietetics
Hello Diabetes, are you still there? Yep. Still here. Continue reading Type-1 Diabetes: Year 32
When I was a kid, about 10 or 11 years old, I experienced diabetes burnout leading to diabulimia. I didn’t know what it was it was then, all I knew is that I wanted to be a normal kid again. Continue reading Eating Disorders and T1D
This has not been a good week for me and Dear Diabetes. In the last five days I have had 55-60 total units of insulin shooting through my body. Of that, 30 units is continuos basal. That’s a lot. To put it into perspective, normally I average 17-21 total daily units of which 12 is basal. Right now, I am triple dosing. Yet, my blood … Continue reading Diabetes vs. Cortisone