First Insulindependence Virginia ‘Betes Peeps “race”

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On Saturday, the newly formed Virginia ‘Betes Peeps affiliate of Insulindependence had their first race event.  When we were planning events back in October, I had mentioned  to the group that my sister and I (and our significant others) were planning to do a donut run in November. The group thought this would be a […]


Running a Half Marathon with Diabetes

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After months of training, running four times per week, race day arrived.  Saturday morning was my first half marathon. I was so happy for the day to arrive because I was beginning to feel mentally burnt out from running (I’m appreciating having a break from running this week). A lot happened the 24 hours leading […]


Running 12 miles with diabetes

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I have been doing the half marathon training team since August and I was beginning to feel pretty confident about running and my diabetes.  In September, I ran 63 miles and I increased my speed over previous months.  For the Army 10 Miler, my blood sugars behaved beautifully.  Then I received my disappointing A1C results […]


Army Ten Miler results

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Sunday, I ran my longest race ever, the Army Ten Miler in Washington, DC.   I actually think I temporarily took over someone else’s body because my blood sugars did AMAZING the entire run.  Yes, you heard that correctly-for TEN miles my blood sugars did AMAZING.  I am still in shock. While 10 miles would […]