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Congratulations, You Lived. Be Thankful!

June 15, 2015

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I would like to share Bradford’s story with  you – my readers.  Bradford is a dear friend, an amazing person.  I will never forget when my husband received “the call” from Bradford’s father regarding the news.  We were shocked.  Bradford had a stroke at 42 years old. He had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes years […]

Vacationing/Traveling with Diabetes

May 20, 2015

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Recently, I was asked to write about being on vacation with diabetes.  Over the years, I have traveled the world with diabetes in tow, and I will tell you, it is possible – as long as you plan accordingly.  Planning and preparing is essential. In order to plan and prepare I would recommend the following: […]

Stop Beating Yourself Up

January 12, 2015

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We all do it.  “If only I had done this.” “If only I had done that.”  “I should have…”  “I will never do that again (repeat 4 times).”  “How could I have been so…”  You know. And I know that sometimes we beat ourselves up over experiences in our lives.  The negative thoughts and feelings of […]

Go With the Flow

January 9, 2015

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Let me start off by saying that it is not always easy living with diabetes.  I admit it. Diabetes can be challenging.  I have taken a ride in an ambulance due to low blood sugar on two occasions (once when pregnant).  I have had to stop mid run to eat something sugary like candy corn […]

Persevering on “bad” days

March 25, 2013

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“Bad”. Probably should not use that word.  I try to use “challenging” so it does not sound so negative.  But today, I want to use “bad”.  Just one of those days.  One thing after another.  Some things diabetes related.  Some not. So what to do?  Wait… You are probably wondering what is so “bad”.  Let […]

Finding the Inner Calm

August 28, 2012

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I admit it.  I go, go, go.  I have lots of energy, and it is hard for me to relax.  To sit and do nothing is near impossible.  Yet, I know that I should be relaxing more.  Doing nothing.  Nothing?  Well, not nothing  but maybe meditating. Studies and people who practice meditation will tell you […]

So good….Yummy and Healthy Recipes

August 16, 2012

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I love to eat (and cook/bake).  But I do try to eat healthy.  Most of the time (I am human).  So when I find a good recipe, I like to share it.  So I am gonna share three wonderful recipes that were in the Walgreens Diabetes & You Summer 2012 edition.  You will love them! […]