A1C

What is an A1C Test? The A1C test is a blood test that provides information about a person’s average levels of blood sugar over a three month period. The three months are directly before the A1C test is drawn and read. The A1C test is the primary test used for diabetes management. How does the … Continue reading A1C

On the road! 

I am currently on the road to Florida! My best friend Kayla invited me along with her family to Orlando. I am skipping 2 days of classes and then Monday and Tuesday are my "actual" fall break. So thankful for my best friend, a lot of changes have been happening in my life and she … Continue reading On the road! 

college

So College is back in session and so are late nights in the studio, skipped meals, stressful critiques, history exams, high blood sugars due to stress, and meetings with professors. Though there are negatives to being back in school, there are also positives, such as late nights with friends studying for exams, laughs with classmates, … Continue reading college

Diabetes Supplies And A Case Of Extreme Hoarders

I collect things, I like to hoard everything, I collect cameras, all of my homework and notes I have ever taken in any class, folders, paper, scrapbook paper, stickers, notebooks, notes, sketches, drawings, letters, cards, postcards, photographs, antiques, donut items, and so much more! So as if I did not already have enough items in … Continue reading Diabetes Supplies And A Case Of Extreme Hoarders

National Donut Day; Carbohydrate Counting Style

In the spirit of National Donut Day I decided to share carbohydrate information on different kinds of donuts! We all know that donuts come in different shapes, sizes, and flavors, which makes carb counting even harder! Each donut store, such as Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donut may offer the same kind of donuts, with different amounts … Continue reading National Donut Day; Carbohydrate Counting Style

11 Struggles Type 1 Diabetics Who Play Sports Will Understand

1. Running laps turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the track 2. Working out turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the weight lifting bench 3. Swimming turns into eating soggy Skittles with rainbow colored hands 4. Playing volleyball turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the dirty gym floor 5. Running down the … Continue reading 11 Struggles Type 1 Diabetics Who Play Sports Will Understand