Monthly Archives: May 2011

Diabetes & Avocados

Everyone is encouraged to make healthy food choices, and people with diabetes happen to have a little extra motivation for doing so. Today, Hope Warshaw’s tweet brought to my attention the fact that Subway is jumping on the avocado bandwagon. … Continue reading

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Diabetes Guilt: Part 2

Yesterday I wrote about Diabetes Guilt, a crippling complication of diabetes. How was that for dramatic? But it really can be. Guilt leads to anger, and anger leads to a very negative attitude toward diabetes. This can zap one’s motivation, … Continue reading

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Diabetes Guilt

Having participated in the D-Blog Week that ended last Sunday, I definitely noticed a theme: guilt. Many, if not most diabetes bloggers brought up guilt at one time or another during the week. This made me really think about diabetes … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Recovery

Last week I participated in D-Blog Week. All diabetes bloggers who were interested posted daily on an assigned topic. I got so excited about the blogging thing that I even tried to load some fancy options on my blog. I … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Day 7 – what I’ve learned

I am very new to the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). This week was an extremely good experience for me for many reasons. I read posts on many blogs I’d never known about I learned what others are experiencing in their … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Day 6 – photos of diabetes

My assignment today is to post photos that relate to diabetes. I have chosen photos of a project my son and I tackled last weekend. We spent Mother’s Day moving all the rocks out of the front ditch, replacing the … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Day 5 – Because of Diabetes

I’ve been looking forward to this day all week, because I get to tell you about what I’ve done because of diabetes, and that’s positive! Because of diabetes I am a life-long camper. I attended Clara Barton Camp for years … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Day 4 – things we hate

Today I’m supposed to list ten things I hate about diabetes. I am being completely honest when I say that there is nothing I hate about diabetes, let alone ten things. I do, however, find a few things annoying, so … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Day 3 – Diabetes Bloopers

Today I’m supposed to write about my diabetes bloopers. And they’re supposed to make you laugh. Unfortunately, I don’t really have much to write about, besides the usual low stories. Maybe I’ve just forgotten them! During the summer when I … Continue reading

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D-Blog Week Day 2 – a letter to my kids

Hello and welcome to Day 2 of D-Blog Week! Today I am supposed to write a letter to someone and share my feelings. I’ve decided to write to my kids, ages 10 and 9. Dear Kids, I’m writing to tell … Continue reading

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