Monthly Archives: April 2013

Obsessive

Today is the last day of the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge, and the prompt is to describe my HAWMC experience in one word. My word is obsessive. While – as I mentioned yesterday – I enjoy writing, and having … Continue reading

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3 Things

Today I’m supposed to write three things I’m great at. I’m glad this month-long blog challenge is almost over!! 1.) I’m great at being a diabetes robot: I wake up and check my blood glucose every morning. I eat at … Continue reading

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Must Follow!

Today I share with you my “must follow” list, and I’ve decided to choose twitter (we only get one social network). Here they are: @scottkjohnson (Scott K. Johnson) @mydiabeticheart (Mike Durbin) @ninjabetic (George Simmons) @withfaithgrace (Allison Nimlos) @betespora (Jeff) @ArtMindBody … Continue reading

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5 Working Titles

Today’s prompt is to come up with five working titles for a book about my life, my community, or my condition. Here they are: 5.) What Ever Happened to Carefree Sugarless Gum?? 4.) On the Road of Life, Diabetes is … Continue reading

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Worry-free Day

Today would have been a perfect day to be worry free. Today I hiked in the Grand Canyon with my husband and kids. Although I was comfortable with my blood glucose level prior to lunch and hike, it definitely would … Continue reading

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Healthy Activity

I’ve learned a lot from several health activists, and today I get to highlight one. Unfortunately, I can’t send you to her page, because she is no longer blogging there, and I’m sad about that. Kathy is an inspiration to … Continue reading

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No interest in pinterest

No offense to Pinterest or those who love it, but I’m not pinterested. I find it overwhelming enough to keep up with blogging, facebook, twitter and the diabetes social networks I follow. With diabetes I don’t have the option to pick … Continue reading

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Ideal tracker

Today’s prompt is to write about which device, application, program, etc. I wish helped to track my health. I really wish there were a blood glucose monitoring device that didn’t require poking/drawing blood. It would be like an oxygen saturation monitor, … Continue reading

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Something simple

Today’s prompt is to write about something ordinary that’s inspiring to me, something simple, perhaps overlooked, that fuels my activism. I just love to write, and I hope to use my love of writing to share thoughts and ideas for living … Continue reading

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A Day Late…

Yesterday’s prompt was about adversity. Do I bloom best in adversity? As far as diabetes goes, I’d have to say no. I think of hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) as adversity in managing diabetes. And when I’m low I have a … Continue reading

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