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Persevering on “bad” days

March 25, 2013


“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 […]

The Truth About Food

August 14, 2012


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


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


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 […]

5 Simple Tips of Mine for Healthy Living

March 13, 2012


My Top 5 Tips for Getting and Staying Healthy…Basic, easy to do “things”…. Keep in mind, I am not a doctor, dietician, or trainer…I am a mom, wife, runner, and diabetic who tries to live a healthy life. This is what works for me. What works for you might be different. And always follow the […]

A Weekend of Fun and Adventure for Diabetics. Join us!

January 4, 2012


Can diabetes, fun, and adventure all go together? Yes, yes, and yes! I am working on an adventure (and fun) weekend for diabetic adults – type 1 and type 2. There are no prerequisites. Just a time to learn, meet, bond, grow, and explore. So what does all this mean? It means, that diabetics are […]

Living with a Diabetic Husband and Daughter

January 3, 2012


Meet Kerry. An amazing woman who lives in Singapore with her 5 year old diabetic daughter and her diabetic husband. We met via the diabetic online community, and I wanted to share her experiences and insights. Teaching us that diabetes is a part of life for some. But it is no reason to stop living. […]