Share the (non-medical) tips and tricks that help you in the day-to-day management of diabetes. Please remember to give non-medical advice only!
I don’t really have any good advice for today’s prompt. The best we’ve come up with is using a paper clip on the meter case when the zipper breaks. But I do have a sort of reverse diabetes-hack.
There are times when having diabetes can actually come in handy. I carry snacks in my purse and in my car. There’s usually a juice…Continue
Yesterday we opened up about how diabetes can bring us down. Today let’s share what gets us through a hard day. Or more specifically, a hard diabetes day. Is there something positive you tell yourself? Are there mantras that you fall back on to get you through? Is there something specific you do when your mood needs a boost? Maybe we've done that and we can help others do it too?
"The only weapon I have is comedy," said the great Mel Brooks. I'm not in that league, but I try…Continue
May is Mental Health Month so now seems like a great time to explore the emotional side of living with, or caring for someone with, diabetes. What things can make dealing with diabetes an emotional issue for you and / or your loved one, and how do you cope?
Benny was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just before he turned two. I remember a tough conversation in his hospital room at 3am with a well-meaning doctor. We were talking about daycare and work and I promptly burst into…Continue
Diabetes Blog Week starts today! Learn more here at Bitter-Sweet. Today’s prompt is to write about the diabetes causes and issues that really get us fired up.
What gets me fired up? I’m passionate about making connections with other D-parents
We’re in this lousy club together, but sometimes we feel very alone. Hovering over my child’s bed in the dark, fumbling with a flashlight and trying to figure out if…Continue