Author Archives: Allison Nimlos

How Low Should I Go?

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

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Is This Thing Still On?

  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

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Friday Five

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

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Diabetus Overwhelmus

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

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Alphabet History: C is for Camp

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

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Coasting Along

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

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Support JDRF at the Great River Ragnar Relay!

Tap, tap.  Is this thing still on? Hey there, folks. So it’s been a little over a month since my last post, which also happened to be a guest post so that almost doesn’t even count, does it? It wasn’t … Continue reading

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