The Active Diabetic is back!

It is 2014 and I am ashamed to admit that it has been close to two years since my last post. I recently read another blog entry that referenced this blog and how much it helped connect a fellow diabetic to information and products that made their outdoor adventures easier and more enjoyable. That is what the Active Diabetic is all about! It thrilled me to read it and it inspired me to relaunch this blog and commit to regular posts.

Life has been moving at lightning speed since my last post. I gave birth to a healthy baby boy in October 2012 and he has kept me active and busy ever since! Look for upcoming posts about balancing diabetes and pregnancy and motherhood. It is an incredibly important arena that I have only recently learned about and experienced for myself.

On Monday I start training for my second half marathon. My first half marathon was exhilarating, but truth be told, I am definitely not a runner by nature. It is a challenge for me, but if I can do it you can do it. I plan to post about training for a distance event including how to keep blood glucose levels balanced during training and fueling yourself during a long run. I am constantly in search of fuel (gels, powders, etc.) to use during my long runs that aren’t loaded with sugar. I’d love to hear your suggestions!

Stay tuned in 2014 for information on these topics and many others. If you have any suggestions for topics you’d like more information about, please let me know!

I am so excited to relaunch the Active Diabetic. I hope it continues to be a source of information for you and reinforces the fact that there are so many of us out there trying to live an active, healthy lifestyle with diabetes. I hope in 2014 we can connect with and support each other in our endeavors!

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