Censorship is Real

Over the past few months I have had several experiences that have frustrated me regarding my mission and censorship. I usually try and keep my posts upbeat and uncontroversial (well at least minimize controversy), but I’m going to vent a little bit on this one.

I try and respect everyone’s opinion, and I welcome healthy discussions with all people, whether … Read more

Juicing My Way To Normalized Blood Sugars

At the end of February, I got my quarterly A1c test which came back at 5.6. Since I was diagnosed about five years ago, my A1c has fluctuated between 5.3 and 5.7, so my most recent reading was a typical one for me.

That said, my fasting blood sugars have been creeping a little higher than usual. Usually when this … Read more

Not Worrying About the Lows

It’s always interesting talking with people about my situation. The average non-diabetic has heard of diabetes, but what they believe as truth sometimes makes me laugh.

No I Will Not Pass Out…

I remember being at a restaurant one time and telling a waiter that I was a type 1 diabetic so I needed to be careful about what I … Read more

Trying Out New Tech

First off, thank you everyone for your support with my blog post from last month. It was great hearing everyone’s support of my 5 year milestone of staying off of medication as a type 1 diabetic. I appreciated all the kind words.

The Freestyle Libre

Last summer when I had my annual endocrinologist appointment, he mentioned some new technology on … Read more

5 Years

The Holidays are a very fun time that I’ve always enjoyed. However, back in 2013 I received the news that I had type 1 diabetes right before New Years, which wasn’t a fun way to start the year.

Early on soon after diagnosis, each day was stressful while I was trying to understand the disease and drastically modify my diet … Read more

Core Resources

4 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

I thought a good blog post would be to summarize the key resources that I’ve learned from over the past five years. Many of the resources are what I studied during my first year following my type 1 diabetes (T1D) diagnosis when I was … Read more

Less Snacking = Lower Blood Sugars

4 YEARS AND 9 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

I recently started a new job about 5 months ago, and times have gotten a little more stressful. Everything is going great, but my stress levels has definitely been a little higher than they used to be.

Stress levels, accompanied with more business lunches, … Read more

Great New Technology

4 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

The Annual Endocrinologist (“Endo”) Visit

Last month was my annual endocrinologist visit. Typically these are fairly interesting conversations, but this time was a little less eventful. That said, my doctor did have some recommendations of certain diabetes management solutions that have come onto the … Read more

Reality Check

4 YEARS AND 7 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

Back to the Most Magical Place on Earth

Well, I just got back from my second visit to the most magical place on earth, Disney World! It was a great vacation with my entire family including my wife and two kids but also my … Read more