What I Eat in Pregnancy

I am now in my 19th week of pregnancy and have gotten a few requests from people asking what I eat and how I maintain tight blood sugar control as a pregnant woman with Type 1 diabetes.  It's pretty simple really; I eat almost the same exact thing every day.  My High Risk OB/GYN explained … Continue reading What I Eat in Pregnancy


Ode to all the Type 1 Spouses

My husband will be very embarrassed after reading this but I don't care. The night after my second date with my now husband I went on Amazon and got him a copy of "Type 1 Diabetes for Dummies" and shipped it to his apartment.  He told me later he had read it cover to cover … Continue reading Ode to all the Type 1 Spouses

Pregnancy Week 15 – Perfectionism vs. Sanity

There have been studies that show girls and women with type 1 diabetes have a stronger chance of developing an eating disorder.  Type 1 diabetics are constantly counting and measuring food, and measuring their level of success at managing diabetes (which is impossible to get right all the time) multiple times a day through a … Continue reading Pregnancy Week 15 – Perfectionism vs. Sanity