wahh wahh boo hoo

February marks the month of my diaversary. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, it's the anniversary of my diagnosis. (For those of you unfamiliar with my diagnosis, two things: A) what are you doing here? and B) you can read the whole dang thing from the beginning here.) February 26 will be two … Continue reading wahh wahh boo hoo

Living With Diabetes: (My) First Thanksgiving

I’ve mentioned this before, but one of the things that always struck me about the diabetics I’ve met since being diagnosed is how proprietary they can be about “their data”. I’m not sure why this was always such a surprise– if I’d given it any real thought then it would have been obvious why no … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: (My) First Thanksgiving

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