Favorite August D-blog posts

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Since it’s Friday, I’m going to do this in a “Friday 5” layout Watch this video-it’s amazing.  It’s a video by JDRF and it is a very moving video. TSA Cares-TSA has a program for someone like me (T1D) where I can avoid some headache and violation by contacting TSA ahead of time and going […]


August DSMA Blog Carnival

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August’s DSMA Blog Carnival prompt: Diabetes is a condition that affects more than just our bodies, it influences our emotions as well.  It can sometimes feel harder to cope with the emotional aspects of diabetes then the physical demands.  With that in mind, we revisit the “Diabetes and Mental Health”  chat from July 24th and […]


Ginger Almond Chicken

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OK, so I’m moving away from my favorite recipe book (which I used for my Tandoori Chicken Kabobs and the Stir-fried Chicken with Walnuts and Basil that I’ve made a lot of times) and last night I created a new recipe, ginger almond chicken, from Jane Green’s book Promises to Keep that I mentioned in […]



Army Ten Miler

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First off, things have improved a lot since Friday.  Thanks for the kind comments I got (and for letting me vent), it was a very frustrating 24-36 hours where no matter what I did, I couldn’t get my blood sugar lower.  It wasn’t too bad at first which is why I didn’t change my infusion […]


Diabetes Sucks

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Sigh, some days just don’t go your way and other days you want to just yell and scream about how much Diabetes Sucks! Yesterday, was one of those days.  No matter what I did, I stayed above 180. I woke up at 220.  I bolused 2.8 units of insulin for the high, pre bolused for […]