Surviving a Diabetes Game Day – OU/TX Weekend

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Game days are a huge part of the Oklahoma culture and one game in particular brings out the crazy in all of us, the RED RIVER RIVALRY. Die hard fans from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas meet in the middle – Big D, where everything is bigger – including corn dogs and hangovers. The DDG has made this epic journey a few times and in spite of not going this year, we’re willing to highlight the madness through diabetes eyes.

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Game Day Breakfast of Champions

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It’s 38 minutes until kickoff for the biggest game of the year in college football, the Red River Rivalry.  Most of us began celebrating this glorious game day weekend last night and are now regretting that last glass of wine, but the adrenaline kicks in so I scrape myself together with thoughts of OU dominating Texas.  First item up – BLOODY MARY.

As a T1D, a moment doesn’t go by where I don’t think about what I’m putting into my body and how it’s going to effect me.  Bloody Marys are pretty standard, vodka and bloody mary mix, salted rim and something pickled.  Well, I’ve put a healthy spin on this delicious beverage.

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