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Diabetes Viking: How I learned to embrace pillaging and plundering

I unhooked my pump and glanced up the mountain. The freaking-steep-trip-and-fall-on-your-skull mountain. I rehooked the tubing of my pump, unhooked, re-hooked; my own soothing OCD routine to cope with nerves. I hear the little click and feel the snap of plastic catching in place. I’m not sure when such security-blanket …

So you’ve decided to run a marathon . . . and roundhouse kick your chronic illness in the plums.

I’m beginning to have fears regarding my sanity. What am I talking about? Hold on to your orthopaedic socks my diabetic campadres and try this on for size. So I’ve decided to run a marathon. Don’t snicker just yet—there’s more. To run said marathon, this will involve putting into motion …