Tag Archives: Insulin

True Story, Part 2…

“Oh my God! You didn’t wipe your skin with an alcohol wipe!” my coworker exclaimed as I was injecting my Novolog before lunch. “Nope! Haven’t done that in years,” I responded matter-of-factly. Now, while I am NOT condoning this type … Continue reading

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That’s what that part of the refrigerator is for, right?!?

Where do you place your insulin in the fridge? Continue reading

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I decided to take a break from pumping…which means going back to insulin injections via needle (or in my case and insulin pen). While I am enjoying the tubeless life, I forgot what these were like and realized that I … Continue reading

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Damn Pizza!

This is what happens when I eat pizza! Almost every time, no matter how little of it I eat and no matter how large a dose of insulin I take. Why? Because there are approximately 50 grams of carbohydrate in … Continue reading

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Whoops

Sometimes an artificial pancreas (or in this case, an insulin pump) runs out of insulin, too! Always have an extra bottle of insulin and a pump change on hand! Pumps are only as good as their owners.

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Things Diabetics HATE Hearing….

“Should you be eating that?”  Seriously, people.  We hate it.  I don’t ask obese people if they should be eating burgers and fries.  “So you have Diabetes because why?  You’re overweight?”  Not everyone gets diabetes because of his or her … Continue reading

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