Posts tagged "hypoglycemia"

Carbohydrates are Evil...

Carbohydrates are Evil...
At least, I think they are. In my diet, I find that I’m very sensitive to any type of carb that is white or comes of white descent. I’m talking about rice, white bread, potatoes, yucca and anything else that is starchy. See, with me, the problem is that I’ll eat a certain amount, take the... 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 »

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 »


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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My eyes open wide. I lay in bed and wonder why I just woke up. Disoriented, I look out the window to try and figure out what time of the night or morning it is. The sky is gray and I realize that I have to get up. As soon as I sit up, bullets... Read more »

The reason I carry a purse

The reason I carry a purse
I’m jealous of the girls that don’t need purses. They stick everything in pockets and walk around hands free and without an aching shoulder. I, however, am stuck carring a purse. All the time. With very, very few exceptions. In my purse you will find a glucose monitor, large or small (depending on the size... Read more »

Just because you can't see it...

Some call it a battle. Other say it’s a war. I don’t know what to call it, but all I really know is that I never wanted to feel limited by this thing they all call “honeyed urine” or diabetes. When I was in college, my cousin, who was diagnosed six months before I was... Read more »

Instead of Six, it's Only Two

When I sit down and talk to someone for the first time, they usually ask what I do. To ask me that question is like asking, what do you eat? Well, for some people, they eat everything or at least a wide variety and multitude of foods. That’s me. But the one thing that I’m... Read more »

Cotton Candy Stash

You would think I’d learn my lesson. Never take insulin before bed unelss I eat something. But no. I don’t. And every time I do, this happens. Sometimes before I go to bed, my blood sugar is high. Last night it was 249 and I thought about it for a second before unclipping my purple... 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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