Avoiding Getting High At Van Halen

As a parent of¬†children with diabetes I can choose to get angry at the occasional ‘totally avoidable’ mishaps or I can roll with it and try to fix a bad situation without criticism or blame. Sometimes I can navigate the crazy with ease other times I lose all self control and go all ‘Mommy Dearest’ […]

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Solidarity

I’m not going to get into the details aside from saying a well-known ‘fitness’ company put out a parody graphic equating sugary beverages to diabetes. It was wrong. It was inaccurate. It was insensitive. It perpetuates the misinformation and stigma often related to diabetes.¬†The diabetes online community was quick to react with a combination of […]

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Wordless Wednesday

Yesterday April 1, 2015 was the first day of The Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. I’m not starting out well for the challenge since I’m a day behind and it’s only day two. The challenge is to write using the 30 prompts provided. I also avoid selfies. I’m not feeling great about my physical appearance […]

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The Butterfly Effect

A man allegedly committed felony assault and my daughter ended up in the ER in DKA (diabetes ketoacidosis). While this story will in no way be as sexy as the Ashton Kutcher movie The Butterfly Effect you may still want to grab some popcorn and a soft drink because it will likely be long and […]

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I WANT RDJ To Awesome The Crap Outta Me

Two posts in one day and neither one about diabetes. So I was scrolling through Facebook and I land on this link to the RDJ Experience. Look basically anything with RDJ is going to make me stop scrolling. What? Like any of you would scroll by Tony Stark without stopping, pleeeeeaaaase.   Basically Robert is […]

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