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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

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

Blessing In Disguise

4 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

Well, I’ve almost surpassed the 4.5 year mark of living medication free as a type 1 diabetic. It has been a tough road, but I couldn’t be happier where my life is. Yes, it’s certainly not fun living with this disease, but I have … Read more

Where Do I Get My Protein?

4 YEARS AND 5 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

This blog post surrounds a common question that I encounter when telling people about protein in my plant-based diet. The most common question is “Where do you get your protein?” Nearly five years ago before I had type 1 diabetes (T1D), I would have … Read more

15 Ways to Detox Your Home

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

My April blog post has to do with a lot of things that I know little about.  My area of expertise really involves managing type 1 diabetes without the use of medication. I realize there are countless factors that affect my blood sugar, but … Read more

Green Smoothie Girl

When I first started my plant-based diet journey years ago, the initial research that I uncovered mostly surrounded its positive effects on diabetics. Over the past few years, I continue to hear more and more about people curing all sorts of diseases after changing their lifestyle to a plant-based diet.

My blog is mostly geared towards type 1 diabetics … Read more