type 1 diabetes
How many pushpins? In this jar, there are about 300 pushpins. Each pushpin represents a finger stick or an insulin shot for just one month of my life as a type 1 diabetic. That’s right, 300 sticks a month… and I’ve had diabetes for nearly 17 years. You do the math on that one. (And […]
I meet new people on a daily basis through my profession. I am regularly sticking out my hand to shake, followed by an introduction and usually a business card exchange. None of those things allows my new acquaintance to know I have diabetes – and that’s the way I prefer. I’m not ashamed, and I’m […]
The learning curve with diabetes never really goes away. Just when you think you’ve figured out how something effects you, something comes along to make it change.