Oh OPI Axxium Soak-Off Gel Lacquer, how I love thee (product review)

Between sports, washing dishes (a constant if you have hypoglycemia), constant hand-washing, and general wear, my nails get beat up pretty bad. About a year ago, an extended family member (thanks Jess!) suggested I try OPI Axxium Soak-Off Gel Lacquer and I’ve been addicted ever since. What is it? OPI Axxium is a gel lacquer system…

Pillsbury Sugar Free Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix review

Last week, I experimented with my Bible study group by buying and making Pillsbury’s Sugar Free Chocolate Fudge Brownie mix. As I’ve mentioned before, one of the hardest foods for me to give up when I found out I was hypoglycemic was brownies, so I was excited to see these. I prepared the mix according…

High-fiber, blueberry bran muffins

If you are a hypoglycemic, fiber is one of your best friends. Studies have shown that fiber is good for people with diabetes and that usually means it’s good for us too! Below is a recipe for some high fiber, blueberry bran muffins. I should note upfront that I did not originate this recipe. I…

The Real Bears, stop drinking sugary drinks!

As a hypoglycemic, you should NEVER be drinking real cola, juice, or other sugary drinks. But if you needed MORE reasons not to, check out The Real Bears video below. Although the majority of the attack is on Coca-Cola (hence, the use of the polar bears), it also points out the danger of all sugary drinks….

Hypoglycemics becoming diabetic

I’ve struggled with this post for almost 2 weeks, but if this is going to be an actual account of my life with hypoglycemia then I need to tell. A couple of weeks ago, I went in to meet my new general physician.  Everyone, and I do mean EVERYONE is in love with this doctor….