Stories from a life spent traveling with T1D.
Travelogues, guides, blood sugars and more from exciting and obscure places, all around the world.
April 6 – July 3, 2017
National Parks T1D Road Trip
The adventure of a lifetime... while raising money for a cure. Happening now!
Some honest reviews of travel-related gear and diabetes supplies that any traveling ‘betic might find him- or herself using. Also see some of my own experiences packing for long trips, including keeping insulin cool and blood sugar meters safe. Do you wear an insulin pump or CGM, or are you thinking of traveling with them? See my thoughts and reviews of travel and diabetes gear here.
The guide to reducing the size and weight of your backpack by replacing all your toiletries with one item: Dr. Bronner's Magic Liquid Soap.
The reasons I don't want to wear a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), even though other diabetics keep recommending them to me.
My review of the Scrubba wash bag after using it for laundry across Japan and Europe. Here's the good points and the bad points – and why I recommend it.
I had sixteen boxes of OneTouch Ultra strips for my three-month Europe trip, so I had to break them down into a compact size.