Living With Diabetes; June 12, 2015 Entry

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

The Type 1 Diabetes Alphabet

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

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