Listed below are supporting and opposing articles that vaccinations could be connected to Type 1 Diabetes. I have the opinion (which could be wrong) that vaccinations can affect certain people who are not immune to Type 1 Diabetes, and can cause that person to become Diabetic. I feel that certain people are born immune to … Continue reading Vaccinations Causing Type 1 Diabetes
My day in list form... I woke up low and had to eat some Poptarts (Which was actually a positive). I got ready to leave for a photo session and my car was completely dead. I got to my photo session and my phone died, so I could not get ahold of my clients. I … Continue reading Today In List Form
I thought I would share the post that BEYONDTYPE1 shared on their Instagram! How cool is it to be congratulated and appreciated by other fellow type 1 diabetics and randoms?! I love what Beyond Type 1 is doing and I wish that they would have been around when I was diagnosed back in 2002. Beyond … Continue reading Beyond Type 1: How Do You Live Beyond?
I just joined the Beyond Type 1 app and I absolutely love the community. You can opt for updates and notifications or just open the app and read and post within it. Once you make a profile you will upload an image, make a bio, and join groups and interests to follow and post within. … Continue reading Beyond Type 1
If you’re not a diabetic you won’t understand how I feel. If you’re not a diabetic, you won’t understand how stressful it is to get notifications every 10 minutes from my sensor alerting me that my sugar is spiking and then dropping. If you’re not a diabetic, don’t try and tell me that you understand … Continue reading Today my blood sugar looks like this.
If any one is interested in seeing me open my new T-Slim Insulin Pump here is a pretty funny video of me trying to video tape myself while all four of my animals thought they needed to be in front of the camera and in the box and get my attention! You should just skip … Continue reading Video Of Me Opening My New T-Slim Pump
Welcome to the KEEP Collective world! If you have never heard of KEEP Collective I feel very bad for introducing to you all of their jewelry! It is ADDICTING! I am a KEEP Collective designer and own almost every piece of their jewelry and coming from a non jewelry wearer, I LOVEEEEE THEIR JEWELRY! I … Continue reading STYLISH Diabetes Alert Bracelets! YES I SAID STYLISH!
Lots of new things going on in my life now, I finally graduated college this past May. I graduated with my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography and Intermedia Arts from Ball State University. WOO! I have continued my small photography business and have grown my customers since graduating, I also started a new job … Continue reading Animas Discontinuing
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
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!
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
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
I woke up this morning and went on a walk with my mom on Ball State’s campus. I brought Kip along and he was hyped as always to see my mom. We walked around the campus for about 30 minutes before it started thundering and sprinkling, so we ran half way back. Kip, my border … Continue reading Living With Diabetes; June 12, 2015 Entry
Buy a small refrigerator for your dorm room to keep supplies and snacks inside, also it is nice for pop and water and left over food. Buy a large supply of quick carbs so you do not run out, store them under your bed. When going out with friends make sure at least one person … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes; 9 Things To Do When Going To College
The reason I started this blog was to share my story and learn about other type 1 diabetic's stories. I have this vision of my viewers writing in and sharing their own story with me. I would then write up a little article about this person and introduce them on the blog! If anyone is … Continue reading Submit Your Type 1 Diabetes Story To Diabetes And Donuts
A A1C Test B Blood Sugar C Counting Carbohydrates D Dosing E Every Day Battled F Flying With Supplies Is Such A Hassle G Glucagon H High Blood Sugars I Insulin Is A Life Saver (Literally) J Juvenile Diabetes K Ketoacidosis L Low Blood Sugars M Meter N Nutritional Facts O Orange Juice For Lows … Continue reading The Type 1 Diabetes Alphabet
I can eat at anytime of the day I am a traveling clock I am also a traveling flash light, which is pretty convenient at night time My whole life runs on only AA batteries I get to choose from pink, blue, or grey infusion sites I have the choice of wearing a sensor that … Continue reading 13 Reasons I Love My Insulin Pump
You feel at home You meet people just like you You get to try new things you would have never done in your life such as zip-lining, horse back riding, paint balling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming in a lake, the blob, learning campfire songs, high ropes, and climbing a telephone pole and jumping off from the … Continue reading 13 Reasons To Go To Type 1 Diabetes Camp
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
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