So, it’s on to Tikal from Guatemala City. The trip from Guatemala City to Tikal is a short flight; all in all, it’s about an hours plane ride in a puddle jumper. After arriving at our hotel, we decided today would be the day that we go to the city of Tikal and see the…… Continue reading Riding the Roller Coaster
Category: High Blood Glucose
Hmmm! What is Acceptance? Do I accept that I have diabetes or am I living in denial? It’s a hard question to answer. If you were in denial by its definition, you wouldn’t know if you were. You only find out when you are out of it. Crazy right. Denial is the reverse of acceptance.…… Continue reading Finding Acceptance!
The Diabetic Binge
Hypoglycemic reactions cause many problems for people with diabetes. It’s important to take 3-4 glucose tablet, or juice drink to counteract the hypoglycemia. However, many “overcorrect” for the low blood glucose—and start to binge. What Is a Diabetic Binge? It is when you continue to eat after eating the appropriate grams of carbohydrates, has been…… Continue reading The Diabetic Binge
Misdiagnosed: depressed or diabetes? (Video Blog)
Hello, and welcome to my video blog. I’m a Licensed psychotherapist on the Upper Westside Manhattan. Today’s topic is going to be on the importance of good blood sugar control when going to see the psychiatrist. A lot of times diabetics get misdiagnosed, with issues, they don’t have. For example, depression as well as high…… Continue reading Misdiagnosed: depressed or diabetes? (Video Blog)
Managing Relationships & Diabetes
One of the biggest problems with diabetes, is being in a relationship when one’s blood sugar is high, there is a tendency to get in a depressed mood. High blood sugars cause a lot of issues in relationships. If your partner doesn’t recognize that you are in a high blood sugar state, then she/he may…… Continue reading Managing Relationships & Diabetes
Forgetting Your Name?
It’s Tuesday, and I have made room in my schedule to do paperwork. Everything seems to be going great. It’s just about time to go home and I realize that during the second half of the day I barely got any work done. I start thinking, “What happened?” I can’t remember so I decide to…… Continue reading Forgetting Your Name?