Posts tagged "experience"

It's so freakin' hot!

It's so freakin' hot!
It’s cooled off in Chicago, thank God. It also caused a downpour, which I don’t mind. I like rain as long as I’m not caught in it. How many times have you turned on the television during this heat wave and have heard, “Please remember to keep your children hydrated and remember to check on... 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 »

Step off, this is my lifestyle.

“I’m diabetic.” “Oh, really? But you’re so YOUNG! And you’re not fat.” “I have type 1 diabetes, not type 2, which is generally tied into the symptoms you’ve heard about.” “Oh, so is yours better or worse?” This is how the conversation starts. How in the world do you tell them that it’s neither better,... 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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