My First Week With Dexcom CGM

I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in my late 30s, precisely 3.5 years ago. Medically this is called LADA – Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults. In LADA, the pancreas stops making insulin for a variety of reasons which no one is aware of. This happens slowly over the year or maybe faster – we […]

My First Hike After Type 1 Diabetes Diagnoses

I am so happy to share this. Last month, I and Jonathan went for a small yet challenging hike to Bull Hill, NY. I was huffing and puffing THE ENTIRE TIME.🔅Then why am I celebrating?🔅We have to go to a recentish history to understand that – I used to call myself a pro-ish hiker. I […]

How I Manage Days With High Blood Sugar As A Type 1 Diabetic​

Girl Lying Down Due to Fatigue

Disclaimer : Please remember while you are reading this, nothing you read on the blog americanwife.blog should be considered an advice medical or otherwise. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. This blog is just my experience on living with […]

Read this when feeling lost

Covid 19 has created many challenges for people. Some are easy to accept and others can throw you out of balance. I was feeling lost and it was not only because of side effects of Covid rather I went through the phase of self doubt and disappointment. All I could think of was the mistakes […]

Save Money In Quarantine

Today, I had to make a decision which was more powerful than saving my rickshaw money. So, many of you know that I use Insulin to survive and I test my blood sugar atleast 5 times a day( which is a part of prescription).

Dine In Silence!

When I am at work then I prefer eating my lunch at my desk while working. Why? Because that way I can utilize my lunch hour for a walk after meal. Smarrrrt. But when I am eating at home then I eat either while watching TV or these days watching something on any social media […]

Power Dynamics Of Emails CC’s

Some one once asked me if I know the method to add people in CC list in office emails? By that time, I had not really had the opportunity to add people higher up than me in the email but when he asked, I figured that this would be a power dynamic type of situation […]

For My Mother

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers Rudyard Kipling Lets talk about her today. Remember the last time you really looked at her? The moment when you saw for the first time that she is getting older? Do you remember the instant when you felt the strange worry that she might not […]