I Quit my Gym. Here’s Why.

I don’t know if I’ve written about this previously (my mind doesn’t really work anymore) and I really don’t feel like digging through old posts. But a few months ago, I signed up for Orangetheory Fitness. My mind, body, and type 1 diabetes (t1d) needed some exercise, and I liked the idea of group fitness.Continue reading “I Quit my Gym. Here’s Why.”

When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan

*This is an excerpt from my book, Sugar Free Mom-to-Be, about my pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. It wasn’t until the birth of my second son that I realized how truly spontaneous the birth of a baby is. Do things ever goes as planned? Just like my pregnancies, I had two very different births. BecauseContinue reading “When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan”

My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

The first time I found out I was pregnant four years ago, I was hungry for information about a type 1 diabetic pregnancy. So I took to the internet. Shockingly, I found next to nothing about type 1 diabetic women’s personal experiences with pregnancy. Everything I found was very clinical, and not what I wasContinue reading “My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes”

What the hell is this?

Today is Friday, April 6 and it is snowing outside. Damn near blizzard. We’re expecting 1-3 inches, with another round of snow on Sunday. This stuff has to stop. My baby belly refuses to get squeezed into my winter coat any longer. I literally had to suck in the best I could to get itContinue reading “What the hell is this?”