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. [...]
“The hills are alive with the sound of music!” I wanted to jump from my bus and run singing through the green pastures of the pre-Alps of Bergamo province. To distract myself from this rather strange urge, I was content instead to spend the last ½ hour of my trip counting sheep. Total tally: 238 [...]