Welcome!My name is Allison Nimlos. I'm a twentysomething type 1 PWD living in Minneapolis with my husband. I wear an Omnipod insulin pump and Dexcom CGM.
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Disclaimer: But don't go expecting any medical advice, mmkay?This is all for fun.
Author Archives: Allison Nimlos
It’s a question as old as time: To carb, or not to carb… For the past 22 years, the answer has been a resounding “CARB!” and believe you me, I have never held back. Of course, I’ve also only had … Continue reading
Hello. It’s me. I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to… HA. Just kidding. But it has been awhile, hasn’t it? Nearly a year! And ironically (or fortuitously) the break came on the heels of a … Continue reading
Hope everyone is enjoyed their short week! It was pretty busy now that I am back in school (my fourth semester), so I thought I would do a little update bullet point style. As I just mentioned, I have started … Continue reading
It’s no secret that I have been writing about diabetes, in one way or another, for a long time. About half my life, actually. And I’ve had the disease itself for about three-quarters of my life. That’s a lot of … Continue reading
I started this series a couple of years ago but only managed two letters before I promptly forgot about it. But now I’m back with the latest edition all about diabetes camp. A couple of weeks ago, my husband, Erik, … Continue reading
I had my quarterly A1C appointment this morning. I didn’t have very high expectations for it. Truth be told, I haven’t been doing much in the way of proactively managing my diabetes. I don’t log my blood sugars and I … Continue reading