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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 […]

Where Will I Land?

August 21, 2012

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Where Will I land? I have taken the last 8 years off to be a stay at home mom.  And I have loved it!  But the kids are getting older, we need more income coming in, and I am ready to work.  I am getting restless at home (even though I volunteer quite a bit).  […]

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 […]

It is Not Forever. Really…

April 17, 2012

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I have been a slacker.  Well, not really…but kinda. It has been two weeks or so since I last wrote a post.  But I have a good excuse.  One week we were on vacation, and every week I have been too tired and nauseous to really focus on writing.  It is taking all my energy […]