My two girls have a pretty good understanding of diabetes for a 3 and 4 year old, but some times I think they know to much. My 4 yr old the other day asked when she was going to get Diabetes. Talk…Continue
Ok it may seem odd but growing up I knew about low blood sugar due to my mother but we always referred to them as my mom being "goofy". Since she behaves very much like a drunk when she goes hypo.…Continue
How does it feel to have Diabetes? I am very vocal about talking about my Diabetes, but there is one question I can't stand. How does it feel, that's it nice and basic. Do people really want to know my frustration, and worry?. Do they want to know my fear of sleeping, the anger I feel when I have no idea why my blood sugar is high then it should be or worse the anger an panic of a hard low when my last insulin injection was 8 hours before and I was fine an hour before.
Do they want…Continue
Well I have posted before about my fear of my daughters becoming Type-1. Well the other day my oldest. Macey said probably the most amazing thing showing her understanding of my life with T-1. She has reminded me to test myself before and yelled at me to take shots before we have our treats on occasion. But the other day she had woken up as I was getting ready for work. I told her is was late and needed to go back to bed(I work 3rd). She asked for a cupcake, after seeing me put one in my…Continue
Society is quick to blame a person with Type-2 diabetes saying it was brought on by diet and lack of exercise. Heck everything you see in mainstream media say it's because they are fat. While weight does play a factor it is not the only factor or the major factor in devolping Type-2. No one knows if weight gain causes Insulin Resistance pr if it is the other way around. If it was just weight and diet related why isn't every over weight person Type-2, and why have I met skinny Type-2s, fit…Continue
It has been awhile since I have had time to get on, heck it has been awhile since I have had time to even think.. The past few months have been Hell. I finally got a full time job, it still isn't enough to pay the bills so I am stuck doing 65 hour weeks and being gone from the house 16 hours a day Monday-Friday. This is throwing my sugars for a loop,nothing terrible but I seem to be running in the higher end of normal vs my preferred lower end. Well I guess on the bright side I haven't been…Continue