“Between the Lines” shares the stories of real women living real lives while having diabetes. Sometimes our stories are happy ones, with great results; other times, they pose challenges. Despite this, we all find Sisterhood and community with each other, creating friendships through our experiences.
These Are Our Stories
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2005, shortly before my 29th birthday. At that time, an A1C under 6.5% seemed relatively easy to attain with diet and exercise...
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1999, and then with fibromyalgia in 2014. I had read that people with fibromyalgia gain 30 pounds in the first year after diagnosis because of extreme inactivity...
My family loves to eat. In-laws that join our gang marvel at how we discuss what we’ll be having for lunch during breakfast and what’s on the menu for Christmas Eve while we’re enjoying our Thanksgiving turkey.