Fueling for Marathon Swims: Why This Diabetic Guy Drinks Maple Syrup

Fog on Florida road into Melbourne

Looking Back and Smiling: Long Distance Running and the Importance of Gratitude

Warning - Cliff - Sheer Drop

T1D and Pushing Your Limits without Pushing Yourself Over a Cliff

Texas Desert

It’s Not About the Running: What Really Matters

Dog and van

When Karma Runs Over Dogma: Why Sweating the Details Matters on a Big Athletic Endeavor

Don on bicycle

Event Report: 5x Ironman Challenge

Stop sign on road

Transcon Planning 101: 10 Avoidable Mistakes


My 10 Most-Read Posts on Diabetes, Exercise, and Transcontinental Running

Sebastian Sasseville

Blood Sugar and Recovery: Why Post-Epic and Post-Op Don’t Seem Too Different

Don swimming

Event Report: Swim Around Key West (10K)


Taking the Long View of Epic: When Less Is More

Sponsor and Media Outreach

Telling Your Story: Sponsor and Media Outreach for Your Epic Run

Endurance Swimmers

The No Wake Zone: Why Endurance Swims Are Challenging—and Scary—for T1D Athletes


Who’s a GOOD Puppy? YOU Are! Dealing With Dogs on a Transcontinental Run


The Safety Dance: Balancing Long Distance Road Running, Hazards and Situational Awareness


The 411: Exactly How I Ate, Drank, Tested, Treated & Ran Across the US With Type 1 Diabetes


Grit, Tenacity, Patience and Gratitude: Lessons From the Open Road

#T1Determined Type 1 Diabetes Run Across America

Race Report: The Type 1 Diabetes Run Across America

After the big run

The Road Ahead: After Your Big Run


Eating a Bicycle: Creating Your Own ‘Epic’ from Little Tweaks to T1D and Exercise


Expect the Unexpected: Logistics and Contingency Planning for Your Big Run


How To Lose Like A Winner

Running in the Rain, Wind, and Cold

Running in the Rain, Wind, and Cold

Time budgeting for USA runs

Budgeting Time and Money for a Transcontinental Run


Transcontinental Mindset: Training To Run Across The U.S.


What It’s Like Out There: Running Across The United States

The COVID risk

The COVID Risk


Pressing “Pause”: Running the USA In The Age Of Quarantine

Odessa - glucagon sugar test supplies

Sympathetic Nervous System Overload: Why Stress Matters For T1D Management And Exercise


Type 1 Diabetic Ultrarunning Tips for 100° & Higher Summer Temperatures: What I’ve Learned


Why Do Epic Multi-Hundred-Mile Runs Anyway?


Type 1 Diabetes Run Across Texas – Event Report

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What Goes Into Planning an Epic Run: Gear and Supplies


What Goes Into Planning an Epic Run: The Route

first light last light and weather

What Goes Into Planning an Epic Run: Environment

spreadsheet pic

What Goes Into Planning an Epic Run: Daily Mileage

Sleeping Arrangements

What Goes Into Planning an Epic Run: Sleeping Arrangements

medtronic 670g tandem dexcom jilted date

UPDATE: After 7 months with the Medtronic 670g, we’re breaking up.


In It for the Long Haul: Endurance Lessons From Running Across Iowa


What Goes Into Doing A Multi-Hundred-Mile Run With Type 1 Diabetes


Epic Adventures and the Importance of Expeditionary Thinking


Exercise and the Medtronic 670g (with Auto Mode): What I’ve Learned So Far


Things to Know if You’re Newly Diagnosed as T1D


The (Modified) Zen of Super Ultra Running with Diabetes


Don Muchow


Ultra Endurance & Type 1 Diabetes: Fueling, Insulin Sensitivity, and Stress