Woo hoo! I am more than halfway through this pregnancy. If you are one of those women that loves being pregnant, I envy you, because although I love love love babies I loathe pregnancy. There is nothing I like about pregnancy. Some women glow; I get bad acne. I have a petite frame, so I … Continue reading 20 weeks Pregnant with Baby #2
I saw a post like this on "The Diabetic Journey" a few weeks ago and have been thinking of writing my own ever since. I initially delayed writing this for several weeks because I couldn't figure out a way to write it so it's not whiny, downtrodden, or bleak. I'm generally pretty upbeat about my … Continue reading 10 Things I wish People Knew About Type 1 Diabetes
My blog has been dormant lately because I've had my hands full keeping myself and my little one happy and healthy. And if you don't follow me on Instagram @type1pace - I'm pregnant with Baby #2! The past 5 months I've focused on exercising and spending as much time with my son as possible. Once … Continue reading Second Pregnancy-Update!
Last summer, I was one of the 100 participants that were part of the study testing the new Sugar.IQ App. The trial lasted 90 days. We were prohibited from telling anyone about it or posting any content in public spaces like social media. But, now that Medtronic has announced that they will be releasing … Continue reading I Piloted Medtronic’s Sugar.IQ App and Here’s What I Found
After I had my scary hypoglycemic episode January 15th I committed to figuring out why my blood sugars had been a roller coaster - and trying my best to fix those. I had been weaning my son from breast milk for about a month, and I didn't realize how much the lactation hormones along with … Continue reading Flattening that Average Glucose Line
"Insulin - too much can kill you, too little can kill you" I see this quote often on the diabetes social media pages but try not to think about it too often. But the thought behind it is driving a lot of my subconscious lately. The past few years I have had excellent diabetes control … Continue reading Diabetes- The Mental Tax
To All Who Read This Blog: Thank You It is January 2018. December 26, 2015 I got married. I knew I wanted to have children as soon as possible to lower my chance of breast cancer (my family is extremely high risk and I am involved in multiple research studies that say HAVE KIDS AS … Continue reading Thank You!
I apologize for not writing in a while, I have sat down to write several times but instead have spent time with my son. In my last blog post I committed to enjoying the baby snuggles and not worrying about all the tasks and that has helped me reduce my stress immensely. I don't know … Continue reading Diabetes Burnout
Initially this was intended to be a blog about having type 1 diabetes while being an active runner, but shortly after starting the blog, I got pregnant so this quickly turned into a forum where I could discuss pregnancy and Type 1 diabetes. I’m thinking the blog will evolve as my life changes, right now … Continue reading Postpartum Life
Finally finding some time to sit down and write this between feedings, diaper changes, and naps (Mom's naps not baby's). My birth story is a bit unconventional but isn't every birth story unique? I had an induction scheduled at 39 weeks gestation for September 21st, but this story begins on September 11th. On Monday September … Continue reading Birth Story