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.
Sometimes you really just need a brownie. That's what I convinced myself yesterday afternoon. I was at the top of squaw mountain, had just skied some beautiful runs in some fresh powder and was hungering for some coffee and a chocolate fix. The caffe at the top of the tram had everything I hoped for. [...]
I grew up assuming that backpacking was not an option for me. Backpacking along with scuba diving was looped into the "too dangerous for diabetics" category in my head. A category, which I've only recently realized is completely ludicrous. Unlike scuba diving, no one (other than my mom) has ever told me that backpacking is [...]