Tag: diabetic

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 »

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 »

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 »

Info About Diabetic Screenings at Sam's Club

If diabetes runs in your family or if you have heard from doctors that you might be at risk for diabetics, you might want to go to Sam’s Club on September 8th from 11am to 3pm for a diabetes screening.   You can get a glucose reading, A1C test and blood pressure check.  If cost has... Read more »

My Pump Still Frustrates Me.

Sometimes my pump can be frustrating even though I have had it for months now.  Just a couple of days ago it was time to switch out my pump.  As I mentioned here before the pump site has to be a fatty area.  This leaves me with very few choices, which means that I have... Read more »

Gluten allergy, meet diabetes.

I am diabetic, she has a gluten allergy, a perfect match.  I have started dating someone with a gluten allergy, mix that in with my diet and dinner conversations turn into “well what CAN you eat?”  I invited her over for dinner on Friday night and knew chicken was safe but did not know what... Read more »

My diabetic glam life

The life of a diabetic is super glamorous and exciting.  I mean who doesn’t love checking then double checking and maybe triple checking carb amounts I food.  Then apologizing to your friends because you take forever on deciding on what you will splurge on. Then of course there is the waking up in the middle... Read more »
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