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Hiking the Grand Canyon with Type 1 Diabetes

Hiking the Grand Canyon with Type 1 Diabetes

Hiking the South Kaibab Trail Into the Grand Canyon with Type 1 Diabetes   Type 1 diabetes shouldn’t stop you from anything, especially not from hiking into the most beautiful place I have ever been, the Grand Canyon! Hiking the Grand…

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New Years in Montañita, Ecuador

As you can probably guess from this video, Montañita Ecuador is one wicked place to celebrate the New Year. I have never witnessed a celebration quite so intense nor celebrated with such intense people! The New Years tradition in Ecuador…

Road Tripping With T1D – Part 1 – New Mexico

Road Tripping With T1D – Part 1 – New Mexico

Amongst the confusion, stress and worry that accompanied my diagnosis with type 1 diabetes 3 years ago, also dwelt concern for my ability to travel, to live carelessly, minimally and to let the world consume me, teach me and show…

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…

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…

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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…