Jessica Apple's Bio
Jessica Apple is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online diabetes magazine ASweetLife.org. Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times magazine, The Financial Times magazine, and The Southern Review. She and her husband both have autoimmune diabetes.
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I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...