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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Anxiety and Type 1: The Worst Low I Have Ever Had!

I have a long history of anxiety.  Anxiety has been a part of my life for the last 10 years.  Most of it stems from my diabetes.  I have found that the more control I have over my blood sugars, the worse my anxiety becomes.  When I was young, in…

Long-Acting Insulin Issues: Considering an Insulin Pump

I have been thinking a lot about going back on an insulin pump.  Cost aside, I think it would make my life a hell of a lot easier.  It gets really old injecting myself with insulin, sometimes up to 8 times per day.  I am a human pincushion.  Between pricking…

LCHF- My One Month Update!

It’s been one month!  I survived!  It actually wasn’t as hard as I thought it was going to be. Yesterday, December 8th, was exactly a month since I started eating low carb.  Low carb, high fat to be exact.  It’s also known as LCHF…

Health Insurance Woes

As a Type 1 Diabetic, I rely on certain medications and supplies to keep me alive every day.  It will be this way for the rest of my life.  In order to afford these items, I must rely on my insurance company to pay their share. I have had to…