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Tips for Raging at Red Rocks Amphitheater with Type 1 Diabetes

Tips for Raging at Red Rocks Amphitheater with Type 1 Diabetes

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…

Featured Travelbetic: Steve Richert – Living Vertical

Featured Travelbetic: Steve Richert – Living Vertical

When faced with our own mortality we can give into fear and choose a cautious life or face the fear head on and make the most of the time we have. Steve Richert of Living Vertical chose the latter when…

Access to Health Care with Type 1 Diabetes in the U.S.

Access to Health Care with Type 1 Diabetes in the U.S.

As a Global Advocate for T1International, (a charity organization working for access to insulin and health care for everyone with diabetes around the world) I was asked to write a bit about what health care is like with diabetes in my…

Missing the Mountain – How Wakarusa Changed My Life

Missing the Mountain – How Wakarusa Changed My Life

The words transcendence and life changing are often tossed around at music festivals. It can all seem cliche and temporary, but it is hard to doubt the deep emotions reached during the immersive festival experience. It is hard to doubt…