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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Category Archives: Living with Diabetes
Riding the Waves with Sugar Surfing
Did I ever mention I organized a Sugar Surfing workshop for Dr. Stephen Ponder? No? Okay, well, let me start at the beginning. I started following the Sugar Surfing page a couple of years ago (like most things, I have no idea … Continue reading
Every Six Months.
I’m not sure if it’s a good thing or a bad thing that it’s taken me 22 years to hear a “Well….” from my ophthalmologist and a recommendation to come back in six months. Let me back up. As most of you … Continue reading
Posted in Diabetes and Emotions, Living with Diabetes 3 Comments
Is This Thing Still On?
Hello. It’s me. I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to… HA. Just kidding. But it has been awhile, hasn’t it? Nearly a year! And ironically (or fortuitously) the break came on the heels of a … Continue reading
Posted in Living with Diabetes Tagged Diabetes and Pregnancy 7 Comments
Alphabet History: C is for Camp
I started this series a couple of years ago but only managed two letters before I promptly forgot about it. But now I’m back with the latest edition all about diabetes camp. A couple of weeks ago, my husband, Erik, … Continue reading
I had my quarterly A1C appointment this morning. I didn’t have very high expectations for it. Truth be told, I haven’t been doing much in the way of proactively managing my diabetes. I don’t log my blood sugars and I … Continue reading
Guest Post: Kickstarter for Pumpstash, Shorts for Pumpers!
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
Posted in Guest Post, Living with Diabetes 1 Comment
Different, Not Easy
The other day I posted a message on Facebook that was a little bit misunderstood, so I decided to take it down and make it a blog post instead. Hopefully the expanded words will make it a little clearer what … Continue reading
Posted in Living with Diabetes 4 Comments
Noncompliant Diabetics Have More Fun
I was doing some research on a new project when I happened to stumble upon an old blog post that I wrote many, many moons ago — we’re talking 2006! — and I thought it would be fun to bring it back … Continue reading
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Today let’s talk about changes, in one of two ways. Either tell us what you’d most like to see change about diabetes, in any way. This can be management tools, devices, medications, people’s perceptions, your own feelings – anything at … Continue reading
Posted in Diabetes Technology, Living with Diabetes 6 Comments
The Highs and Lows
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