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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 […]

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 […]

Letting Go

March 29, 2012


Letting go is easier said then done… I had to email my bloodsugar numbers to my endocrinologist today, and I started getting a bit nervous.  Overall, the numbers are great for a pregnant diabetic, but not perfect.  There were a few higher numbers which I know will be a red flag for my endo. But […]

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 […]

What Works for Me? What Works for You?

January 11, 2012


Earlier this morning, I tweeted about eating a Poptart (confetti cake – yum) on my way to spin class. I had just finished a 6 mile run and was gearing up (literally and figuratively) for a challenging cycling class. I needed and wanted something sugary and rich in carbs (low in fat and fiber so […]

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. […]