I thought a lot about what word to write in my hand to describe diabetes, its effects on my life, how I feel about it.
At first, I wanted to write "FIERCE," but decided that the word FIERCE is really a reflection of how I deal with my diabetes, FIERCE is what I am in the face of the many challenges it presents.
Then, I considered "OVERBLOWN," but quickly shot that idea down. The truth is diabetes is as signficant as it seems - it is, in fact, more significant than it is…Continue
So... I figured I'd let you know what I've been up to...
As always, you can find me at my blog - Curious Girl.
Or - and this explains in part what I've been up to - you can check out this cool new site from dlife, where I'll be blogging - with a bunch of my other esteemed colleagues - about all things diabetes. Please check it out…Continue
Sounds like the name of an 80s punk rock band. But it's not. It's just the way my day started this morning.
The blaring of the battery alarm woke me up from a dead sleep...
The pump screen is blank. Man. I put in a new battery on the off chance that this might help. It doesn't - the alarming continues. One call to Smiths and one call to the doctor and one call to CVS later - and I'm on Lantus until my new pump arrives. Damn it.
I really resent being dependent…Continue
An oxymoron? I think not.
A 6 am class this morning kicked my butt.
As I tried to focus on staying centered, drawing breath, and strengthening/lengthening, a little voice in the back of my mind was screaming "Are you nuts? It's not even 7 am! What the hell are you doing to me? You're going to do what with that leg?" In at least one pose, it was all I could do to stifle a giggle as I tried to keep my form...
But I feel really good now - and I know it was worth it. Still -…Continue