It’s 2017 and I’m feelin’ like a robot! I have a new electronic device attached to my body- a transmitter that communicates with a CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) system inside of my Animas Vibe insulin pump.
Dexcom has merged with Animas to give me an abbreviated way of monitoring my blood sugars. I don’t need an […]
My life with food: Banana = 13 carbs; Oatmeal 1 cup cooked = 26 carbs; 1/2 cup of orange juice = 13 carbs; 1 medium apple = 13 carbs; 1 6oz potato=26 carbs; 1 piece melba thin rye=10 carbs; 1 tbsp of Polaners or Simply Fruit jam = 10 carbs; Robot…Robot…Robot…2 Kedem biscuits=6 carbs; 1 […]
Sugar Free Sorbet for Valentine’s Day
I love this easy sleazy fresh berry sorbet recipe. It’s so flexible. You can add any berries or fruit. For Valentine’s Day I would choose red berries like raspberries or strawberries. Freezing fruit only takes a couple of hours. And remember, fruits have carbohydrates so adjust your insulin accordingly.
My Favorite Breakfast Recipe – The Versatile Egg White Omelet
Since becoming diabetic 36 years ago I have eaten breakfast every morning. Through the years I’ve had English muffins, bagels, cold and instant hot cereal (Irish style Oatmeal), toast, eggs and occasionally pancakes. I get into zones when I eat the same thing every morning for […]
I’ve been quite active lately going to open mic nights to tell some jokes and develop a standup routine. It’s stressful trying to balance this with a full time job, marriage and a household. I am getting better at compartmentalizing my tasks and thoughts and making lists, lots of lists. Diabetes and stress do not […]
I’m feelin’ like a robot. I have another electronic object attached to my body. A transmitter that communicates with a glucose monitoring system that is basically no bigger than my cellphone.
D-E-X-C-O-M Seven Plus has moved my diabetic self into another stratosphere. Every five minutes it reads my blood sugar. I look at the screen and […]