26 Diabetic Terms To Know

A list of common words and phrases associated with diabetes to help you better understand and communicate with yourself and those around you. Feeling overwhelmed by all of the terms thrown at you by your doctor, your own research, and society as a whole? Below, I’ve included a list of all of the terms thatContinue reading “26 Diabetic Terms To Know”

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The Best Personal Item Bag

Whether you’re flying minimally and looking for the best way to maximize the efficiency of what you can carry or you want to keep certain items accessible, there are a number of factors in picking out a personal item, how did I pick mine? The Difference Between Personal Item Vs Carry-On Bag Airlines generally allowContinue reading “The Best Personal Item Bag”

How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling

My research and where it took me… Consider this part 1 of 2, with the second part being a review of my final product choice. Traveling with diabetic supplies is tricky and when you extend it past a month, as we’ll be doing in our upcoming visit to Mexico, it gets even trickier. Insulin shouldContinue reading “How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling”

What Is Insulin?

In the topic of diabetes, you’ll hear a lot of terms thrown around: blood sugar, pumps, diets. These are all important concepts and we’ll visit them later, but when it comes down to it, one thing reigns supreme – insulin. But what is it? Before we can get to that, we need to first identifyContinue reading “What Is Insulin?”

Why We’re Still Using Airbnb

Despite the recent (warranted) backlash against hosts, we still have opted to stay in Airbnbs for our upcoming visit to Mexcio. At first, I wanted to book our first stay and just go with the flow, moving around when we were done with a location and book our next accommodation as we went. However, withContinue reading “Why We’re Still Using Airbnb”

Mapping Out Mexico

Towards the end of November, Rachel and I are setting off to Mexico for two months to explore around the country in hopes of finding a place to long-term relocate and see how we enjoy living in a different country. This post is both a place for us to corral all of our broad levelContinue reading “Mapping Out Mexico”

Our Time In Tamarindo, Costa Rica

After our time in Monteverde, we wanted to explore the Pacific Ocean side of the country. There were a number of different towns that popped up on our list of considerations, but a few factors led us to pick Tamarindo as the winner – the largest of which was it being within driving distance ofContinue reading “Our Time In Tamarindo, Costa Rica”

Driving In Costa Rica

Wild and wonderful Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia meaning you could drive around the entire country pending you were staying long enough. While major highways are paved, many other side roads are not. Combine this with how much rain the rainforest gets and you’ll want to carefully consider what type ofContinue reading “Driving In Costa Rica”

What To Pack For Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica leads to a lot more decision-making than you probably would have initially thought. Yes, you are going to a tropical country, but, there are a few more variables to consider when you start packing. Costa Rica is an incredibly biodiverse place with different ecosystems and climate influences from several large factors.Continue reading “What To Pack For Costa Rica”

Our Time In Monteverde, Costa Rica – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 Where We Stayed When we originally planned to visit Costa Rica in 2021, we had found a beautiful farm owned by two locals who had a few cabins for rent on the property. Almost exactly one calendar year later, we were fortunate enough to reach back out to those people andContinue reading “Our Time In Monteverde, Costa Rica – Part 2”