14th Feb

TWD: A Most Special Valentine’s Day Abroad

By the time you read this, we’ll be on our way to Panama. I don’t say this to rub it in, although I’d recommend NOT checking the weather in Panama if you’re anywhere in the American northeast. I say this because of how far we’ve come since one year ago today.

23rd Sep

TWD: 35 (Awesome!) Miles for a Cure

This past Saturday, I hopped on my bike (or, more accurately, my friend’s bike) and pedaled 35 miles with my father-in-law as part of the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure. And what an awesome experience it was!

27th Aug

TWD: Why I’m Biking 50 Miles in the Tour de Cure

On the last Saturday in September, I will wake up at a painfully early hour in Washington, DC. I will bike to Pennsylvania Ave, the starting point of the Tour de Cure. Not at the White House, but very close to it. I will say hi to my friends, take a sip of water, and […]

01st Aug

TWD: Long-term Health and HbA1c on the Road

At the moment, we’re back on American soil for Cassie’s brother’s wedding and some fun family beach time. That also means it’s time my first doctor’s appointment since my diagnosis and my HbA1c test. Specifically, it’s time for a blood test to measure how well I’ve been managing my blood sugar over the last few […]