According to my LinkedIn account, this month marks the one-year anniversary of this blog. I’m impressed I kept it going one month, much less a year. But here we are, more than a year since my short book of essays, Sugarcoated, was published, since I graduated with an MFA in writing and publishing, and now a year sharing my trials and tribulations online with you.
It seems fitting to focus on the numbers. I leave their meaning up to you.
1 of three million Type 1 diabetics (T1D) in the U.S.
2 times per week that I plan to spend writing for this blog
2 seizures as a result of hypoglycemia or low blood sugar
3 times per week I think my body may be curing itself, and I no longer have to live with T1D
17 times I change my continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system site per year (this does not count the number of times I re-tape the transmitter so the wire stays beneath my skin)
20 units of insulin I use every day Continue reading