The terrible timing of my diagnosis (like there's a fucking good time, right?) started a descent I only just realized - 20(ish) years later - occurred. In a you-never-know-how-lost-you-are-until-you-are-found kind of way... You see, I never got to go to camp with other T1D kids. I spent all of my diabetes socializing with Type 2's … Continue reading Banting, ‘Betes & Me: Part 3
Realabetes - definition: the ugly, REAL face of Type 1 Diabetes. As you may know, whether through reading my blog (thanks!) or by being a conscious human in this world, there are several types of Diabetes. I myself am a Type 1. Some (ignorant) people refer to this as the bad type; that is incorrect. No disease, … Continue reading Realabetes
Dear Diabetes, It was 20 years ago today, my pancreas lost the drive to play. And that's when we met. It wasn't what either of us were expecting. It certainly wasn't what I wanted. However, as sick as I was then any answer resulting in something being wrong almost certainly meant there was a solution. … Continue reading Dear Diabetes
This "Alice" left Wonderland. Ran away. Screaming. It took about five years. But when the notion hit, it hit hard. This place just isn't for me. And then I found out I was pregnant. WE are moving. I moved a lot growing up. A LOT. I feel I am equipped to live pretty much anywhere. … Continue reading What’s Absolem Smoking?