On May 5th I was able to host an amazing event with Dermalogica in Scottsdale!!! I feel so incredibly blessed to have made friends with the girls at Dermalogica. They have been so kind to me and my followers ever since I met them in August 2017. Dermalogica is not a company specific to diabetes but the way they have come out to support me and the T1D community has been truly beautiful. If you have the opportunity to stop by the Scottsdale location, please thank them for supporting the Type 1 community!
Flying by air can always be a little nerve racking. “Did I bring enough? I feel like I forgot something? Is TSA going to be an issue? Will my carry-on be allowed?” Now add Type 1 Diabetes to the mix and suddenly all those questions are elevated times a million. There have been many conversations about traveling with Type 1 on my Instagram (@glitterglucose) so I thought I should make this post as a reference with all the info you need to know when flying!
I am so excited to FINALLY share an amazing product that I have been testing and using since March 31. When I first heard the concept of this product, I thought it was too good to be true. I have needed something like this since diagnosis! When I heardit actually existed I had to put it through the ringer and make sure it was actually fulfilling the need I was desperate for! Here we are! I loved it, it has saved me and now I get to share with you!
If you’re reading this you are probably close to the happiest day of your life! Congrats!
Diabetes never takes a day off- not even on your wedding day. Everyday diabetes is about preparation and your wedding day is no different. By reading this, you are already off to a great start! I’m sharing some tips with you that can help you enjoy your special day even while diabetes lurks in the background.
The Freestyle Libre is the newest FDA approved device to hit the USA market! I have seen so many of my European & Canadian followers using the Freestyle Libre for years now! I was always so intrigued and thought it could be the perfect glucose monitor for me. The second it was announced that it was approved in the United States, I immediately got in touch with Abbott to get my hands on this device! I was honored to be part of a group of influencers who received the Freestyle Libre before it hit the market! I was actually the first Latina in the United States to try it!
Valentine's Day is almost here! If you know me you know I love all things pink, glittery and girly! Here are a few of my favorite things that would be fun to gift for Valentine's Day! XOXO
1. Medical ID: This Sterling Silver Heart Charm Necklace serves as a medical ID & can be custom engraved! Use promo code "glitterglucose" for 10% off!
2. Apple Watch cuff: This Apple Watch cuff makes her watch so beautiful & classy! Use promo code "GLITTERGLUCOSE" for 10% off!
3. Prada Sunglasses: Who can say no to designer? Plus these pink Prada sunglasses are classy and fun!
4. Kate Spade Heart Earrings: These earrings can be gifted to celebrate Valentine's Day but can be worn any day of the week!
5. Nick Jonas Edition Headphones: These headphones are so beautiful and comfortable! Plus they are in collaboration with the most famous T1D!
6. Quilted Heart Crossbody: This bag is so perfect for the girly-girl in your life!
7. Cure T1D Shirt: Obvi we all want to Cure T1D! Celebrate Valentine's Day with this pink girly top!
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I'm just a girl living my glittery, girly, glamorous life but I happen to be chronically ill. Type 1 Diabetes is a BIG part of my life. If you are reading this, most likely you are diabetic too- after all my website and Instagram are mostly diabetes focused. I am really thankful that through my persona Glitter Glucose, I am able to share every aspect of my life. Like I always say, Diabetes is a part of me but NOT all of me. That leads me to this post here!
Hi Friends! Every since I posted this drink on my Instagram, so many of you have tried it! I am glad you love it! I get tagged in a photo of the drink EVERY SINGLE DAY by my followers/friends saying how good it is! I have 2 of these a day. I love it!
When I first tried it, I was nervous to order because it doesn't have a name. You have to list every single ingredient and walk the barista through when ordering. Here is what to say and how the label should look:
This weekend was an amazing experience. Mercedes Benz held a golf tournament in Scottsdale benefitting JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). I know nothing about golf but my husband is a golf addict. Of course I love any opportunity to support JDRF so I asked Kevin if he would play in the tournament. He recruited his friend Byron and they teamed up in the Mercedes Benz Tournament at The Phoenician Resort. For every player JDRF donated $100!!! I found this to be very generous considering the entry fee was only $159. Thank you so much to Mercedes Benz of Scottsdale for donating to such a deserving cause!
As I often volunteer for JDRF, I asked MB if there were any opportunities for me to get involved. They put me at the Hole-in-One as a witness. If someone actually made a hole-in-one, they would win a brand new Mercedes Benz! Unfortunately, no one made it. I was really counting on my husband to win me a new car! After my hole-in-one duties were finished, I drove my golf cart around looking for Kevin. Him and Byron were playing so well!!! I knew there would be a big chance for them to actually win the whole tournament.
Hi friends! On May 5th, 2017 I attended a fundraising event for Beyond Type 1. It was a cocktail party in LA... well not just any old cocktail party, it was such a chic, classy, well put together event, all to support those affected by Type 1 Diabetes. I want to share every little detail of the night with you! It'll be like you were a guest that night too!
First I want to start by telling you about my day leading up to the event. I flew in from Arizona THAT morning, and I ran around LA all day until the event. I got my makeup done at Sephora on Hollywood & Highland and I was beyond pleased! I never let anyone do my makeup! I even did my own makeup on my wedding day, but I figured since I was flying in, it would be one less thing to pack. After getting my makeup done I checked into my Airbnb. (Click here to save $20 on your first Airbnb stay!) I quickly curled my hair, got dressed, called an Uber and headed to the Hollywood Roosevelt!