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A Road Trip For US

A Road Trip For US

When the love and longing for travel has rooted in your soul, in your very core, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to look at a map and wonder when you will get a chance to see all those magnificent places. Despite…

CGM Data on Smart Watch while Surfing

CGM Data on Smart Watch while Surfing

One of the most frustrating parts of life to adjust to after diagnosis with type 1 diabetes three years ago was surfing. Nothing burns carbs like chasing waves for hours and keeping my blood sugar in range was difficult. I battled…

Featured Travelbetic: Ashika Parsad

Featured Travelbetic: Ashika Parsad

This month’s featured Travelbetic is the very inspiring Ashika Parsad. This T1D adventurer takes diabetes along on epic backpacking hikes around the mountains of Canada and shows the world that T1D can’t hold her back! Through her #AdventuresofaT1D campaign Ashika…

T1D Tips for Red Rocks Amphitheater

T1D Tips for Red Rocks Amphitheater

Red Rocks Amphitheater is America’s music Mecca. Every artist dreams of the day they get to mount the Red Rocks stage while music fan’s dreams are filled with magical moments on the rocks. Red Rocks is a natural amphitheater that formed when…

Im Back! Let’s Talk Internet & Diabetes Burnout

Im Back! Let’s Talk Internet & Diabetes Burnout

If you follow this blog at all, you have probably noticed my absence from the web over the past few weeks. Aside from a social post here and there I have lacked motivation to share my experiences with you despite…

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The Things I Carry: Packing for Travel with Type 1 Diabetes

Packing for a trip with type 1 diabetes requires a bit of extra thought. When I travel I like to bring only carry-on items so that I can keep an eye on everything and ensure my essential diabetes supplies are…

Nicaragua – My Last Surf Trip Before Diabetes

Nicaragua – My Last Surf Trip Before Diabetes

Having been diagnosed with T1D at the age of 22, only two and a half years ago, I have vivid memories of life with a working pancreas. One of those final memories before blood sugar checks and insulin injections was…

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VIDEO: International Go Surfing Day Road Trip – South Padre Island TX

While wrapping up an epic weekend on the water in Austin we kept our eye on a little tropical disturbance in the Southern Gulf. We decided South Padre Island would be the call, drove 4 hours home to Galveston, grabbed…

Tips for Floating the River with Type 1 Diabetes

Tips for Floating the River with Type 1 Diabetes

Floating the river is one of my favorite Summer activities. Here in Texas we have plenty of beautiful rivers and I make it a point to grab a tube and go for a float a few times a year. When…

Portugal in Pictures

Portugal in Pictures

My parents recently spent a couple weeks in Portugal and came back with some great photos. I thought I’d share them with you for a little travel inspiration. Portugal is an amazing destination rich in culture and history, with beautiful…