Erin's Blog – January 2011 Archive (2)

Managing Diabetes on Board

As I get closer to launch day for my sailing trip, I have been focusing more on my diabetes management plan. One of the things that I have been concentrating on is my breakfast. It has always been one of the harder meals to get right because of the different hormones that circulate in the body and bring you from a sleeping state to a fully alert state. Most of these hormones make the body less sensitive to insulin. The result is that you usually need more insulin to cover the same amount of… Continue

Added by Erin on January 11, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Growing To Do LIst

One of the hardest things about planning my four-day, single-handed sail through the Florida Keys this February is juggling of all the side projects associated with the trip. Not only do I have to plan normal travel arrangements like airplane tickets, reservations, and meals, but I have to plan for the aspects of the trip that make it more of an event. There are blogs to write and websites to design and maintain. There is fundraising to do, sponsors to court, and thank you letters to write to… Continue

Added by Erin on January 6, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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