Posts tagged "diets"

Slim pickings: A better life or better disease

I watched the MTV True Life episode. Within the diabetes community, everyone was talking about it. There were a lot of mixed reviews, too. Some said they used scare tactics. Others claimed that diabetes was shown as being so depressing and not at all like the reality. Me? Well, I have a lot of thoughts... Read more »

Is it just my imagination?

Is it just my imagination?
Can you imagine if there was no more checking of the blood sugar. No more pill popping. No more injections. No more pumps. No more three-month visits to the doctor. No more carb counting. No more blood sugar levels dropping. No more worries about having or having not insurance to save your pocket and your... Read more »

I let NUMBERS control my life.

I let NUMBERS control my life.
Wake up and go to the bathroom. Step on the scale. Go to the kitchen to check blood sugar. Make sure pump is working right and take insulin if needed. Look at clock. Jump into shower. Look at clock again. Get dressed. Go to car. Turn on the radio. Drive to work. Look at clock.... Read more »
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I wonder, wonder, wonder...

As a person with diabetes, there are times when I think, I wonder what it would be like to not take insulin. At all. What would it be like to completely stop taking shots, to have my body work properly, to be “normal”? Oh, that dreaded word! But I wonder about how much insulin my body needs... Read more »

Experimentation

Now, it’s not good to perform experiments on yourself unless you adamantly watch what you’re doing. For serious. Like in high school chemistry; would you leave a chemically altering experiment unattended? So, I took on this idea of dieting to a different situation, a different level, if you will. For us diabetics, dieting is hard, exercising is harder.... Read more »
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    As a person with Type 1 diabetes for the last 20 years of her life, Christina or "Kiki" for short, decided to take it upon herself to write about her findings, experiences and struggles with her disease. Her inspiration to educate people about all types of diabetes can be found communicated in this blog.

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