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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I Am a Little Worried

March 5, 2012

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So I was awake at 4:45 am this morning.  Yes, 4:45 am.  I was typing the address for LabCorp into my Navigation system.  Tomorrow is the big test day.  The blood test to see if I am pregnant.  Woo hoo! Two weeks ago, my husband and I had two of our frozen embryos transferred into me.   […]

Waiting Out the Storms

March 2, 2012

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Tornadoes are on the way… I must admit, part of me likes the excitement.  Weather has always fascinated me.  As a young girl, I recollect sitting out on the deck watching storms come across the horizon.  There was something amazing about watching Mother Nature at work.  So powerful.  Yet, so gentle.  Out of our control. […]