This week is an interesting one. For one of my classes, we have to wear insulin pumps to simulate having diabetes. This means I’ve had a device attached to my stomach for the past couple days, and I have to test my blood sugar before each and every meal and dose myself properly with “insulin” for the amount of carbs I’m eating. I’ve been lucky in that I’ve had no discomfort, compared to a few of my friends complaining of itching and pains, but it’s definitely weird. Working out when you think something is going to just rip out of your skin is kind of…scary. I definitely give major props to anyone that wears one of these pumps all the time, although I have gotten used to it as time goes on!
It’s also been a pretty busy week, so I made sure to have some yummy snacks on hand. I finally got around to testing out a gluten free version of the very popular homemade cheez its, and buckwheat flour had the best result. It has the same texture and crunch as regular wheat flour, although the color is definitely kind of strange. The flavor is so spot on, though! [Read more...]