4 Tips To Prevent A 4th Of July Explosion

4th of July

WOOHOO – We’re rolling into the holiday weekend! As PWDs are packing their suitcases full of supplies for the road trip to the lake – don’t forget how easy it is to become a shitshow at a pool party or in-laws lake house. Speaking from experience, I want to save you some embarrassment so I’ve put together a list of things you can do to prevent being the crazy “intoxicated/low BG” person at the 4th of July picnic.

  1. Don’t set yourself on fire – The low BG person might feel like a super hero and insist on lighting the $2,300 mountain of explosives. Check you BG before you set the neighborhood on fire. Continue reading

Surviving A Wedding Weekend

07.11.2014 was a huge wedding weekend for one of my dearest friends.  The bride is one of the my closest friends and I am so excited for what lies ahead for her and her lovely husband.  As everyone who has ever been close to someone getting married…  it can be a 72+ hour adventure of too much food, way too much booze, little to NO sleep and an emotional roller coaster.  As a T1D – it takes on a whole new level of anxiety or at least for someone like me who enjoys an open bar, but is challenged by the food available.  Here are a few tips of what I chose to do to prepare myself for such an eventful couple of days. Continue reading