Few things feel better than racing down a mountain on skis (or a board if that's your preference), and few things feel worse than forgetting some critical diabetes supplies or medications at home. While I love a good ski trip, I hate packing for one, and my significant other Matt will tell you that packing [...]
Category: Trips Outdoors
Air Quality and Exercising Outdoors during Fire Season
On Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes- An Update
This may seem like a strange time to discuss backpacking with type 1 diabetes as many trails are closed, national parks are closed, and organizations like the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pacific Crest Trail Association are recommending that people postpone or cancel trips due to COVID-19. Furthermore, The American Hiking Society at this time [...]
Navigating the Narrows
Backpacking Big Basin Redwoods State Park- The North Rim Loop
10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes
The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude may affect Blood Glucose
Few things feel better than summiting an epic peak or racing down a mountain on skis, and few things feel worse than a bouncing blood sugar forming jagged peaks across your cgm monitor and ruining your epic day. I set about to understanding what's happening on the inside that could be impacting blood glucose at high altitude.
3 Meals to up your Glamping Game
Curious how to shop for your next car camping trip? Here's a sample shopping list and three simple easy gourmet meals to take your camping trip to the next level. Added bonus: everything tastes better when cooked outside. Note: it's recommended that you actually get outside and go for a hike, rather than sit around and drink all day. Please try to clean up and leave no trace.
Why am I always high (hyperglycemic) at high altitude?
10 Ways to get a Workout in the Winter
Working out in the winter is hard; yes, even in California. It's dark, it's cold, and you're wearing a lot of layers. All sound like great excuses to laze around on your couch drinking eggnog, but it's especially important to keep up your workouts as the days shorten. Exercise will keep off those winter blues [...]