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

How I CONFIDENTLY Introduced My Type 1 Diabetes to My Significant Other; 5 Casual Ways to Slip it Into A Conversation

I have talked to other type 1 diabetics who are nervous about introducing their diabetes to people they are dating or even to new friends. As a camper in high school at diabetes camp we have “diabetes education” every day. One of the topics that is discussed almost every year is how to tell your … Continue reading How I CONFIDENTLY Introduced My Type 1 Diabetes to My Significant Other; 5 Casual Ways to Slip it Into A Conversation