Motivation

REAL LIFE LOW CARB Online Course Launch!

Want to improve your diabetes management? Curious about low carb methods for diabetes? Maybe you're eating LC but not achieving the blood sugar results you'd like. Join our “Real Life Low Carb” online course! You'll get a supportive community, tons of useful, real life information, along with videos, coaching, and an ebook workbook. Join us today!

Control: How I Regulate Diabetes

Control: How I Regulate Diabetes

Is being a control freak really a bad thing? What if I say that i don't really "control" my Type 1 Diabetes, but because of my controlled diet and corresponding small  amounts of insulin, T1 Diabetes is somewhat self-regulating? Absolutely impossible? Read more....

On The Verge Of The Rest Of Our Lives

On The Verge Of The Rest Of Our Lives

The song "Verge" by singer/songwriter Owl City is a perfect example illustrating how I feel making the decision to eat low carb. This is not some small choice. This is a commitment to take control of your life back from Diabetes. "We're on the verge of the  rest of our lives tonight." Watch the video, read the lyrics here and let me know what you think. Do you agree? 

Low Carb is Diabetes Empowerment

Low Carb is Diabetes Empowerment

For several years (during both of my pregnancies and the time in between) I maintained  A1c levels of 5.8% to 6.3% (this falls within the ADA's recommendations of "Tight Control") and my doctors were thrilled. BUT these levels were due to dramatic daily highs and lows, which lead to a lot of danger, uncertainty and stress. I often had no idea what was causing high blood glucose levels and would blame my pump, or my calculations, or myself.

The Path of Self-Discovery

The Path of Self-Discovery

The path to self discovery and self improvement is often difficult and paved with boulders. We must persevere. We must keep going. There is help along the way, so don't give up. Your struggles are not unique. Help is nearby and is on the same path. They will catch you when you stumble and buoy you up when you need. They are your tribe....