Hey people!So I am off to Ireland next week to visit my family and I am so excited! I am always freaked about TSA but my pump rep assured me that if I just tell TSA that I have a pump and want a pat…Continue
So I feel like I have the hang of explaining diabetes to friends, family and random people on the street but this evening a child of a friend of mine saw me testing my blood sugar and asked me what I…Continue
Hey everyone!For the past week I was feeling really sad about having diabetes and isolated as I don't really know any other type 1 diabetics. It's great to talk to everyone on the forums but I wanted…Continue
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I've had several dancers emailing me telling me that as diabetics they were told that they weren't allowed to dance en pointe. What do I have to say to that? They were misinformed! Of course you can dance en pointe. There are many dancers including myself that have danced en pointe and still have healthy feet. Zippora Karz for one of them!…Continue
I've been getting lots of questions related to pumping and dancing (and sparkles) and I think it would be great to share them with the world!
So as promised, I present to you Part 1 of my 2 part video series about diabetes gadgets. Part one is about pumping and part 2 will be an explanation on how to insert a dexcom sensor in your arm, by yourself with no headaches! Stay tuned!
Click the link to be taken to the video!…Continue
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So this week I had my 6 month check up at my endocrinologist. I wasn't clicking with my old endo so after I met Dr. V at a JDRF function I knew I had to switch. He was nice enough to give an appointment pretty quickly and from our conversations he seemed like a nice, knowledgable doctor. I decided to try him…Continue
Rehearsal was great this week! We spent hours and hours working on the introduction to our next big show. It's a slow, mesmerizing piece that I'm really enjoying. One of my fellow dancers, Shellie, took some photos of me in my favorite movement of the day! …