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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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

The Truth About Food

August 14, 2012

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I sat down intending to share some really good (and healthy) recipes from Walgreens publication – Diabetes and You.  However, I suddenly decided to change topics.  To still talk about food – which I love.  But to share some of my experiences with food. As many diabetics (and non diabetics) know, food is so yummy […]

Are We Really In Control of Our Diabetes?

July 25, 2012

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Yes. Yes. Yes.  If you so choose… It is completely up to you.  Yep, no getting around it.  The control lies within each and every one of us.  In our minds, actions, and thoughts. What, you may be asking? Let me explain… Diabetes is a challenge.  Let”s get that on the table.  No question about […]