Archive for September 2012

Hoarding: The Diabetic Way.

I was hanging out with my friend Crystal last night and we had an odd slumber party of sorts.  We ended up watching “Hoarding: Buried Alive” with her husband Jeff and there was a diabetic connection. One of the hoarders was a diabetic and had loads of insulin filled pens in her fridge.  There were... Read more »

Going Carb-less to Treat Diabetes

As I mentioned last week I was injected with steroids for hip bursitis.  I swear sometimes a higher power has it out for me, anyway, if you have ever been on steroids and are diabetic you know how they raise the blood levels.  I knew this going in but the pain was so unbearable I... Read more »

Steroids are Making Me Look Like a Bad Diabetic Again

Yesterday I went to a hip doctor and I was diagnosed with bursitis in my hips.  Nothing terribly serious it happens to a lot of people but the pain is often unbearable.  I was told that physical therapy and steroids were an option for treatment.  I did not have to take the steroids but I... Read more »
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Guilty Pleasure Hypo Remedy

One of my favorite remedies for hypoglycemia is Chex Mix Muddy Buddies.  It is Chex with some mysterious type mix of peanut butter and chocolate.  There is white powder residue, which might be some sort of addictive drug based on how much I enjoy it. I will go out of my way for it, I... Read more »

Spilling Thoughts All Over This Blog.

As if living with a diabetic diet is not bad enough, my female counter-part wants to go on a diet.  I should advise her to hop on my diabetic diet.  I can have more than 75 carbs per meal now that I have the pump but I am sticking to it.  I am getting to... Read more »

The Affect Adrenaline Has on My Levels

I have started to realize something that has always been apparent.  The adrenaline rush I get when I get off stage affects my blood glucose level.   A couple of days ago I did a show in Champaign, IL and when I tested my levels before driving home.  I was a little high.  It was nothing... Read more »
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The Inexplicable High

Don’t make my blood glucose go through the roof, you won’t like me when it is high.  This best sums up my attitude yesterday.  I was inexplicably high all day and man did my mood reflect it.  I am becoming pretty good at hiding it.  I don’t want people to know me as dissatisfied or... Read more »
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