Diabetes is complex and not completely understood. There is no cure.Continue reading
This week a number of bloggers are posting diabetic memes. I decided to join them…
Writing this meme was an interesting experience. It made me stop and reflect on what having diabetes is like for me, not just sit in that cloud of generalizations about having this medical condition.Continue reading
Some of my medications have to be taken before meals. The directions on the label are very specific, take “30 minutes before meal.” This drove me nuts.
But one simple question to my doctor put an end to this madness.Continue reading
Out of sight, out of mind. I’m a sucker for a juicy burger. After seeing Adam Richman blink his big brown eyes at the camera, then take a big bite out of the totally ridiculous mountain of ground beef he’s challenging on Man vs. Food all I can think about is eating a burger myself. There are whole cable television networks dedicated to celebrating the lucious look and sound of food. The Food Network. Cooking Channel. They’ll keep you salivating 24 hours a day. Have you noticed how the chefs on these networks refer to food as “products?” They’re trying to sell you something. And they want to sell you a lot of it.Continue reading
Not too much. Not too little. But just right.
Just like the fairy tale I try to find that balance point.
What’s to eat? When you have diabetes that’s a loaded question.Continue reading