Packing Your Bag

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Words by Alicia de la Rosa | Photos by Blair Ryan August 12th, 2017: 13 individuals with type 1 diabetes are in a hostel, figuring out the best way to pack their bags with all the necessary supplies for a 6-day backcountry hike through the North Coast Trail. Preparing your...
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Hiking Gear Faves

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Words & Photos by Erik Douds You are in the right place if you feel like a traveling pharmacy when figuring out what gear to pack on a hike. Hikers with diabetes must balance bringing the minimum amount of gear while making sure nothing is left behind. We also have...
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T1D & Community

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Words by Allison Mitchell | Photos by Blair Ryan When I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2012 at the age of 34, I felt lost, alone, and scared. Even though I had amazing support and love from my family and friends, I wanted to be around others living...
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Backpacking 101

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Words by Jen Hanson | Photos by Blair Ryan At Connected in Motion, we love adventure. We love connecting people around adventure. We love the intense sense of community that forms when a group of people take a stroll to the edge of their comfort zone and leap into the...
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The 5.5er Canoe Trip Impact

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Words by Heather Gomez, Paul Vugteveen & Lindsey Palar | Photos provided by Paul Vugteveen & Lindsey Palar Have you been wondering what it would be like to join Connected in Motion on the upcoming 5.5er Canoe Trip this summer? We thought we would let our friends Paul and Lindsey tell you firsthand about their...
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What’s Next?

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Words by Heather Gomez | Photos by Stephanie Hendy It’s been an exciting past 10 weeks as I took on the challenge of learning to run, and I’m excited to now consider myself a “runner” after finishing the Ottawa 5K! But if you’re anything like me, you like to regularly change...
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