2019 New Year’s Resolutions from the T1D Community


‘Tis the season for reflection and goal setting! We asked the Beyond Type 1 community: what’s your 2019 New Year’s resolution? From A1C targets to home chefs – read the responses below and get inspired to set your own 2019 goals!


“Taking my medicine everyday.” – Faadima A.

“Lower my HbA1c 😁💓” – Lauren

“My resolution is to start 2 businesses, one diabetes related.” – Benjamin M.

“Concentrate more on me (not diabetes related because I try to conquer every day 🙂 And be more involved with the type 1 community. I was diagnosed at 13 and would like to be a role model for young adults and adults my age now!” – Eric B.

“Run more kilometers in a week. 🏃🏻‍♂️” – Andre G.

“I need to read for fun more this year. When friends ask for recommendations lately, I got nothing… 😢 🤓📚📖” – Beth S.

“I still have to figure out that I can manage this disease not control it and be satisfied that I am doing that to the best of my ability.” – Jackie M.

“I’m trying to meditate every day!” – Mary L.

“Be more action-oriented than goal-oriented! Like going to the gym at least 3x/week and gradually adapting to Keto/LCHF, trying one keto recipe a week etc.” – Christine T.

“Read at least 20 books and journal 3-5 times each month 😊” – Stephanie K.

“Keep track of what I do daily and simply be happy 😊” – Maneesha J.

“Find a buried treasure so I can buy CGM and insulin pump!!” – Adam R.

“Be more honest with what I’m feeling.” – Nicole M.

“I’m trying to cook something new every week and try techniques and recipes I wouldn’t normally attempt. By the end of 2019 I want to host a delicious dinner party for my friends!” – Dana H.

“Eating better and trying to remember to log everything I eat.” – Megan P.

“Sleeping better, I don’t like sleeping but I understand it’s absolutely necessary!” – Mariana G.

“Work on keeping my anxiety down.” – Amy C.

“To fully launch my videography business by pushing towards the plans and goals I have to make it successful.” – David S.


Read past resolutions from the T1D community here.