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From Hell to Habit

I never used to consider myself a hiker. It wasn’t that I didn’t like hiking; I just didn’t do it. And then about five years ago I decided to try a hike (one of several in our local community). It took me … Continue reading

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Stop Doing What Isn’t Working

Some things are pretty simple and straightforward, yet we still don’t pay attention. If something isn’t working, stop doing it. It may not seem that simple, but if we really look at every angle and use a little creative energy, … Continue reading

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Hope for 2016

I am sharing this amazing post as part of my last blog post in 2015. This was a fantastic year during which I discovered people like Susan Guzman, Riva Greenberg, and others who share my belief in the power of … Continue reading

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Reinvent your (diabetes) life

Change is difficult. Not changing is fatal. Are you willing to try something new? Are you willing to fail in the process? Diabetes is no different from any other aspect of life when it comes to trying and failing. (In … Continue reading

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New Year Energy

My New Year’s resolution is to get up earlier in the morning. I figure if I get up earlier, I’ll get more done. Today was the first day I actually did it. And that’s ok. It’s still January; it’s still … Continue reading

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Change is possible; change can be good

It’s so easy to get stuck in a rut – especially when it comes to managing a chronic condition. I used to work with a lot of parents of kids with type 1 diabetes, and I remember many conversations that … Continue reading

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Diabetes and New Beginnings

Today’s prompt for Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 5 is ekphrasis, which is the Greek word for “writing about art” (I had to look it up). Here is the image I’m supposed to write about: To me, this image … Continue reading

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Where are you with your diabetes?

Tudiabetes is turning five this year. A blog prompt from tudiabetes is as follows: Reflect on where you were the year TuDiabetes began (2007) and where you are now. My initial response was “no difference” in terms of my relationship with diabetes, … Continue reading

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