Monthly Archives: November 2012

Four Ways to be Healthy

This is what I tell my kids, and it’s true for all of us. Four things you can do every day to get or stay healthy: 1.) Drink lots of water 2.) Get enough sleep 3.) Be active 4.) Make healthy food … Continue reading

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Words Matter

I believe that words really do have an impact on us. I realize that to be consistent with what I’m about to write, I have to admit that it’s a choice to let words have an impact. But I think … Continue reading

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Texting Diabetes

Are you proactive about your diabetes? Do you take responsibility for your health? I just read an article that reported results of a poll. Nearly 80 percent of respondents say it’s their doctor’s job to keep them healthy – not just … Continue reading

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Stand Up and Move!

The evidence against a sedentary lifestyle is mounting, and has been for years. And so are the opportunities to sit! More and more of us work from home, and the majority of those who don’t either drive or take public … Continue reading

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The Big Blue Test

Please participate!! The Diabetes Hands Foundation is doing wonderful work for people in need. They are trying to reach 20,000 by Wednesday, so please check it out here. Despite my not liking (or using) the word “test” this is a … Continue reading

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Disconnected

My cell phone was stolen a week ago, and I have discovered how nice it is to be disconnected! I don’t worry about being distracted while driving; I don’t worry about the phone ringing during church or an important meeting; … Continue reading

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November and Diabetes

Today is the first day of Diabetes Month. The American Diabetes Association calls it “American Diabetes Month” and the National Diabetes Education Program calls it “National Diabetes Month.” The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation calls it National Diabetes Awareness Month, and … Continue reading

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