OK, let’s talk about Popsugar

I ran my 3rd ever 5K today. It was something I signed up for on a semi-whim and then, as the date approached, I started to get really, really nervous. I am not, nor have I ever been, a runner or jogger. I find running really difficult—in fact, the entire time I do it it’s … Continue reading OK, let’s talk about Popsugar

The follow up letter I wrote 1 day later to Kevin Sayer, President of Dexcom International

Dear Mr. Sayer, First off, I will acknowledge that two letters in two days is a lot. I appreciate your attention to this letter—and in fact, if you happen to have my first letter in hand, you can go ahead and recycle it. Or I guess, read it for context but focus on this letter … Continue reading The follow up letter I wrote 1 day later to Kevin Sayer, President of Dexcom International

The letter I wrote this afternoon to Kevin Sayer, president of Dexcom International

Kevin Sayer President, Dexcom International 6340 Sequence Drive San Diego, CA 92121 Dear Mr. Sayer, In February 2014 I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Within 3 months my c-peptide reading was 0; my beta cells were completely wiped out. Even my doctors were disappointed at how quickly it happened—I guess many Type 1s “honeymoon” … Continue reading The letter I wrote this afternoon to Kevin Sayer, president of Dexcom International

when preparation is empowerment

I'm not sure I've had diabetes long enough to be dispensing advice, but 2.5 years in, I can't help myself, so bear with me. I love to travel. My love for travel, while not necessarily unique among humans, is powerful—bestowed on me by a wanderlust-filled family. And while I won't say that I ever thought, … Continue reading when preparation is empowerment