I have been living for five years believing I was Type 1 in the United States. I got a call about a blood test I did recently while in Norway to measure how much insulin I actually make. I make insulin, but I just can't use it which is the description for Type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading I’ve been living a lie.
I have felt the pressure to be vegetarian or vegan in high school. Many of my closest friends decided to be one and I could understand their reasoning- the harming of animals. I totally get it. It was when I started to have stomach problems that I decided to be a non-red meat vegetarian and … Continue reading Be You With Your Food: Medical Needs vs Vegan
I sat there, once again in the chair, ready to be bombarded with weight, exercise and eating questions. This was like my brain, 24/7. Don't they understand? I plan all my meals, my drinks, my exercise and weight myself several times a day hoping the number changes. I don't need to be constantly reminded I … Continue reading Eating Disorders and Diabetes
I have done many things to lose weight. I did the LCHF, keto and paleo diets. I even tried to pick up running and I hate running. Nothing worked for me. Now that I've moved, things have changed. The scale moved. I was like "WHAT IS THIS?" After a weight plateau that lasted what seems … Continue reading Losing Weight: What it took
The Bad News I'll give it to you straight. . . . . . I won't be able to take Norwegian classes until I am "in the system" as my husband puts it or legally able to stay in Norway. Right now, I am here on a Tourist Visa. I actually have to fly to … Continue reading Serving the News
I am angry. I am angry that I was tossed aside in America to have contrainindications. Loosing limbs, kidney failure, blood transfusions. . . . all were to be my future. The more I learn from the Norwegian healthcare system the more upset I feel. I believe healthcare is a right. Why should the rich … Continue reading American Healthcare is Stupid.
In case you guys are wondering how eating for gastroparesis with also being type 1 diabetic is going. . . it's like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85wujdlSSYI (. . . . in other words WHAT THE HELL AM I DOING? )