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.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: But don't go expecting any medical advice, mmkay? This is all for fun.
Category Archives: Guest Post
By Corrine Logan When I was 6 years old I first started on the insulin pump. It made my life (and my parents’) so much easier. I could eat whenever and whatever I wanted and didn’t require as big of … Continue reading
The American Diabetes Association is famous for the Tour de Cure bike series, and now they have launched a new series just for women! The first ride is this Saturday, September 13 in Southern California, and the next one will … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of diaversaries. I’ve celebrated each one of mine for the past 20 years and have even gone so far as to create a line of greeting cards dedicated to them. But not everyone has the same … Continue reading
A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend JDRF’s Government Day in Washington D.C. as a panelist for their session on social media. Not only did I get to speak to dozens of committed … Continue reading
This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. While I know many of us feel like we have an unusual relationship with food, there is a legitimate eating disorder related to diabetes: diabulimia. Diabulimia is the term frequently used for … Continue reading
When I asked you, my lovely readers, to send me feedback, one comment I received requested a post on clinical trials. Well, your wish is my command! I’d like to introduce you to Molly McElwee Malloy, a Clinical Trial Coordinator … Continue reading
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes twenty years ago this month, so my frame of reference for this disease is entirely different from someone who was diagnosed as an adult. For me, strange questions come from strangers, not from … Continue reading
I’m currently working on my first book, a guidebook of sorts for young adults living with diabetes. One of the topics the book touches on is the relationship dynamic between an PWDs and their parents. I’ve touched on the topic … Continue reading