Welcome!Hey there. My name is Allison and I'm a 31-year-old writer, therapist-in-training, and diabadass. I live in Minneapolis with my husband. I use an Omnipod and Dexcom.
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Disclaimer: But don't go expecting any medical advice, mmkay? This is all for fun.
Category Archives: Diabetes Online Community
It’s no secret that I have been writing about diabetes, in one way or another, for a long time. About half my life, actually. And I’ve had the disease itself for about three-quarters of my life. That’s a lot of … Continue reading
Here’s the thing. I really hate — okay, that’s a bit strong — I really don’t like posts that fish for blogger recommendations because invariably it becomes a bit like a popularity contest of who is most loved. And even though … Continue reading
If you have been blogging for a while, what is your favorite sentence or blog post that you have ever written? Is it diabetes related or just life related? If you are a new blogger and don’t have a favorite … Continue reading
Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out. What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out? This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or emotionally hanging … Continue reading
Many of us share lots of aspects of our diabetes lives online for the world to see. What are some of the aspects of diabetes that you choose to keep private from the internet? Or from your family and friends? … Continue reading
In the UK, there was a diabetes blog theme of “I can…” that participants found wonderfully empowering. So lets kick things off this year by looking at the positive side of our lives with diabetes. What have you or your … Continue reading
One of my good friends from diabetes camp is currently studying Industrial Design at Arizona State University and his project right now is on insulin pens! He would love to get some feedback from folks who use or have used … Continue reading
I thought it would be fun to reflect on last year’s blog posts! 1. My favorite post was The Case of the Possessed Dexcom Sensor. “That’s strange, I thought. When it was powered up, it prompted me to enter the time … Continue reading
They say that you really don’t know someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. Well, I’ve never walked a mile in the shoes of someone who has type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes or someone who was diagnosed … Continue reading