Monthly Archives: May 2012

Misconceptions

I was innocently hiking in Arches National Park with my family last weekend, when I overheard an interesting conversation. A woman walking by in the opposite direction was saying (I honestly did not notice to whom she was talking, I … Continue reading

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Diabetes & BBQs

Shortly I am taking off with the family for a little Memorial Weekend get-away. We won’t be hosting the annual Memorial Weekend neighborhood BBQ, as a result. As I think about the season of grilling and getting together, I’m wondering … Continue reading

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Insurance Coverage

A few weeks back I participated in a live twitter chat on Diabetes Social Media Advocacy. The question was what would I want my health insurance to cover and why. I am very fortunate to have private health insurance through … Continue reading

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Proper Feeding and Watering of Diabetes

When was the last time you watered your diabetes? We desperately need rain where I live (see former post on desperately needing snow earlier this year). We haven’t officially turned on the sprinkler system (mostly out of guilt that there’s not enough water available), … Continue reading

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Diabetes Heroes

Today is the last day of Diabetes Blog Week, and our prompt is to write about our diabetes hero(es). As an aside, I just learned that “heroes” is plural when referring to people and “heros” is the way you write … Continue reading

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Diabetes: It’s All About Balance

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Eat food.

Today’s D-blog Week prompt is to write about one thing I would tell someone who doesn’t have diabetes. This is actually something I do a lot. I tell people that the message is the same about food, for those with … Continue reading

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Diabetes Improvement

I really need to keep my office clean. I know it has nothing to do with diabetes, but I just looked around me, and it’s a disaster. And I consider myself an organized person!! I’ve spent many years improving my … Continue reading

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Great Diabetes Thing

Today’s Dblog Week prompt is to write about one diabetes thing I do “spectacularly.” That’s a strong word. As I thought through all the diabetes things I do, I realized that I pretty much mess up all of them at … Continue reading

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Diabetes Friends

The Diabetes Online Community (DOC) is a network of blogs, websites, social networks and other internet-based resources for, by, and about people with diabetes. Over the last year-plus I have gotten to know the DOC. Once I started blogging more, … Continue reading

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