Diabetes

Sometimes You Have a Bad Day…

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¿Do you ever have days where you look & feel like Edward does in this picture? It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes my diabetes can be more than I can handle. Yesterday was one of those days… ___________________________________________________________________________________________ My day started out great. I woke up with a great blood sugar and I was ready […]

Wednesday Warriors

Wednesday Warrior: Dani Stoner

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I’m Pumped to Announce this Week’s Wednesday Warrior: Dani Stoner Dani and I first met when we were moving our boyfriends into their new house in Savannah, GA. I was pumped because I saw her Omnipod pumper on her arm and we instantly bonded over the ‘Beetus 😊 Dani is a happy, adventure seeking artist/engineer […]

Diabetes

Diabetes Doesn’t Define Me

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I am stronger than my highs & lows (blood sugars 😊) • • • Hi, I’m Brooke and I’m known for being Diabetic Proud 🐝Even though diabetes makes up a big part of me, I’m more than my diagnosis. I am: —————————————————– A daughter A sister A girlfriend A friend A student A trainer A […]

Physical Therapy

Anatomy Lesson For The Day

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Anatomy lesson for the day 🐝 • • • Your head and neck are amazing structures! Your face alone contains around 43 muscles, which help you do simple tasks like chewing, talking, seeing, and completing facial expressions. Your neck contains muscles that help you swallow, talk, and sing. Along with muscles, your head contains a […]

Wednesday Warriors

Wednesday Warrior: Christine McKee

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I’m pumped for this week’s Wednesday Warrior: Christine McKee Christine and I met on Facebook when a friend tagged her in one of my posts. We instantly connected over our love for travel and I truly feel like I’ve known her for forever! Christine’s story is beautiful. She has a different perspective on her condition […]

Physical Therapy

Let’s Talk About Sleep

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Let’s talk about sleep 🤤 It’s no secret that being a student can impede on your sleeping patterns. However, it’s not just students that lack adequate sleep. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), there’s an estimated 50-70 million Americans that “chronically suffer from a disorder of sleep and wakefulness, hindering daily functioning and […]

Wednesday Warriors

Wednesday Warrior: Taylor Playforth

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I’m PUMPED to announce this week’s Wednesday Warrior is: Taylor Playforth  Tay and I have been good friends for some time now. Our paths first crossed in the nurse’s office during our daily lunch injection.  We were among the few who would leave class early to get a dose of insulin before lunch, so we […]

Diabetes

Exercise is Key

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Here are my blood sugars pre and post-workout and then 30 mins after completing my exercise. The active insulin was leftover from breakfast about 3 hours prior and I didn’t take a correction for my 321 mg/dL before working out. All I did was exercise for 45 mins and look at the results. Pretty neat, […]