Tag: Personal reflections on Diabetes management
The first time I encountered diabetes was when one of my teenage classmates had it. I can remember asking her what the diabetic alert bracelet she wore was for and why she couldn’t eat sugar. I never once saw her have a hypo, she never complained and to me she seemed completely normal. Now that I live with type 1 diabetes I get how … Read More Is that the bad kind?
While the rest of the world still thinks it’s April 6th and is sending me birthday greetings from far and wide the dawn is breaking on a very different kind of celebration for me. The 39th anniversary of my Mothers passing. It’s always been a conundrum celebrating the excitement of my birthday with the bittersweet of my mothers death. I can remember so vividly my … Read More The day the world stood still
Todays topic for Diabetes Blog Week is Food food food….what we eat, how we manage and the lists we make. I’m in Italy after a winding drive through the mountain vistas and picturesque lakes of Switzerland. Italy is famous for the Love of Food. So what’s a low carb yogini do when she rocks into town? Head to the local trattoria and have a … Read More Diary of a Bliss Ball
Todays topic for Diabetes Blog Week is all about getting the skeletons out of the closet. What can we let go of in order to fly? I’l never forget my first trip to Disney world. I couldn’t wait to see Mickey and Minnie and the enchanted castle. But my big 8 year old dream was to see the dolls dancing in costumes to the … Read More It’s a Wild Ride!
I’ve just signed up for Diabetes Blog Week with the intention to write for the next seven days to a specific topic. Todays topic is deeply personal… What are the things I wouldn’t share about myself with regards to my illness… As I discover more and more about the diabetes online community and all the support that’s out there I feel incredibly lucky. For … Read More On a personal note