Disclaimer: I know there is some controversy regarding sharing your medical information/A1c online. In the relatively short time that I’ve been diabetic, I’ve been able to get pretty decent control over my blood sugar and A1c. Since I’m showing you all how I control my BGs during my workouts, I figure it’s only fair toContinue reading “Quarterly Diabetes Tracking 6/21/2020-10/5/2020”
Something I don’t like to talk about much, is that I gained about 30+ lbs in the months following when I was first diagnosed. Some of this was really positive since I had lost so much weight prior to being diagnosed. Unfortunately, a lot of what I had lost was muscle because my body wasContinue reading “How do you lose weight with diabetes?”
In my diabetes groups, it seems like everyone is always asking, “What can I eat/drink that won’t affect my blood sugar?” Almost every time, someone provides my favorite answer… “Water!” Water is essential for life and humans can only live for about three to four days without it. So all sarcasm aside, it is certainlyContinue reading “What can I have that won’t affect my blood sugar?”
When I was in school, I hated math and most things that involved numbers. I was good enough to get by but I definitely focused my efforts a whole lot more in the areas of art and science. Fast forward to now and numbers have come back into my life, whether I like it orContinue reading “What is your target range?”
On August 8th 2020, Marty is going to take on a solo run across Luzerne County, PA in an effort to raise money which will be donated to JDRF.org.
When you put your life out there, in public, often people reach out and ask questions. Here are some of the things I’ve been frequently asked, in case you might be wondering the same thing. Do you listen to anything while you run/workout? If I’m lifting, I usually listen to music (especially if I’m workingContinue reading “FAQs”
When I was first diagnosed in 2017, the Medtronic 670G closed loop system was the only FDA approved closed loop system. It was the latest and greatest diabetes technology. It was so highly recommended that I of course chose this system over other options. After using it for a few years, I can honestly sayContinue reading “The Medtronic 670G System”
Something you all probably don’t know about me is that I’m a closet personal finance nerd. I love geeking out on all things money and one of my favorite personal finance podcasts is Stacking Benjamins (don’t worry, it’s highly entertaining and you won’t learn anything!). When people call in there and ask about questions toContinue reading “So how do you make money?”
Disclaimer: I know there is some controversy regarding sharing your medical information/A1c online. In the relatively short time that I’ve been diabetic, I’ve been able to get pretty decent control over my blood sugar and A1c. Since I’m showing you all how I control my BGs during my workouts, I figure it’s only fair toContinue reading “Quarterly Diabetes Tracking 3/31/2020-6/20/2020”
Type 1 Diabetes doesn’t just affect those who have it, it affects that person’s whole family. With that in mind, I asked my wonderful husband, Marty, to share his perspective on life living with a diabetic spouse. The following are his thoughts on the subject. I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I did.