Traveling

This weekend, I went away for three nights. Today I'm at home for a few hours, then I'll jump on a plane and head out for a week of vacation. In a way, it's nice - as anyone with diabetes will tell you, success is all about planning - if you can plan for it, … Continue reading Traveling

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Would You Like An Autoimmune Disorder With Your Autoimmune Disorder? (Part 6)

It started simply enough with some notes. Like most writers, I carry a little notebook around me. It makes me feel just-pretentious-enough; a way to take notes on paper, which I can't quite give up despite how much damn easier it is to take notes on an iPhone. But for me, iPhones are for grocery … Continue reading Would You Like An Autoimmune Disorder With Your Autoimmune Disorder? (Part 6)

Living With Diabetes: The First 2 Months

If I had to organize the events of the recent past into sequences, Sequence 1 ended with my first trip to the endocrinologist. I went from symptoms to diagnosis – “This is definitely Type 1 diabetes” (and, you know, maybe type 2, too). Now I had to learn how to live with the disease. In recognition of … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: The First 2 Months