A quick recap of our upcoming travels and big news in the world of diabetecs.
Tag Archives: Diabetic Travel
Flying With Insulin?
Your guide to flying with insulin and type-1 diabetes.
Conversations Over A Bowl of Pozole
It was cooler outside than we expected when we finally stepped out the front door of our Airbnb. I liked my outfit and wanted to show it off so I decided to let Rachel wear my jacket and I stuck with short sleeves. We were headed for soup. A hot, steaming bowl of soup. ThatContinue reading “Conversations Over A Bowl of Pozole”
Finding The Perfect Cup Of Coffee In Oaxaca
A guide to ordering coffee and the best cafes in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Shopping The Markets Of Oaxaca
A shopping and food tour of Oaxaca’s best markets
Exploring The Church, Museum, and Botanical History of Santo Domingo In Oaxaca.
Most visits to Oaxaca, Mexico will start in the Centro region. Home to the zócalo, it is a great place to learn the lay of the land and work your way outward from the city center into the farther stretching neighborhoods. Templo De Santo Domingo De Guzman Towards the northern end of the centro district,Continue reading “Exploring The Church, Museum, and Botanical History of Santo Domingo In Oaxaca.”
When Switching CGMs In Another Country Goes Wrong
For the past year and a half, I’ve been using the Freestyle Libre CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor) and its accompanying app. It gives me a (nearly) instant reading on my blood sugar levels sparing me from having to prick my finger constantly with a lancing device. Want to know what these terms mean? Check outContinue reading “When Switching CGMs In Another Country Goes Wrong”
How To Get Insulin To Mexico
My 2,500 mile journey to Oaxaca while keeping insulin cool. As I’ve mentioned in a few posts, insulin must be kept at standard fridge temperatures (36-46°F or 2-8°C) prior to use. Any colder and it could get freezer burnt, any warmer and it will start to degrade. Once it has been brought to room temperature,Continue reading “How To Get Insulin To Mexico”
What To Pack For Mexico
Packing for Mexico requires some flexibility and numerous considerations. The 14th largest country by area, Mexico’s climate varies from humid and tropical to cold and elevated to dry and hot over its nearly 2 million square kilometers (750,000 sq miles for you American, Liberian, and Burmese readers out there.) This leads to a myriad ofContinue reading “What To Pack For Mexico”
Meet The Virgo Voyager
Travel can be overwhelming. There’s plenty of logistics to plan through and then if something goes wrong, one flight delayed or one hotel overbooked, you need to be able to adjust accordingly. That’s what Rachel over at The Virgo Voyager is all about. She does the research so you don’t have to. I have learnedContinue reading “Meet The Virgo Voyager”