Primum Non Nocere

When we embark into the realm of social media we leave ourselves vulnerable to the harbingers of doom as well as to other more sinister types of people. Harbingers are not to be confused with trolls – folks who intentionally set out to cause disruption and chaos. Harbingers are not charlatans – folks who claim […]

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I advocate Therefore I Am

Warning – this post is 1270+ words. normally I would toss in some random cat pics but honestly I don’t want to take away from the message. I thought about changing the font randomly but that just seemed silly. Its wordy but in my very humble opinion worth it. Who is an advocate? : a […]

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oh F***

I’m torn. Really seriously torn. I want to give these kids kudos. I want to congratulate them and wish them luck at the Grammies. I want to thank them for raising awareness about the dangers of sugars and how eating unhealthy can/will lead to obesity and other health issues. The thing is – I can’t. […]

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Sharing Is Fun, It’s What We Like To Do

Today is Day 4 of the Health Activists Writers Month Challenge Today’s challenge: Create a “care page” – a list of your best resources that someone who is newly diagnosed could go to when starting to advocate for themselves or a loved one.  Have I mentioned how incredibly disorganized I am? Being so disorganized is […]

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Challenge Accepted

August 23 • Day 3: Challenge Accepted!  (Still 3 days behind! – lol – I was 3 days behind when I started this post but now it’s like 7 days behind – sorry things came up) Parenting isn’t all sunshine and ice cream – it’s hard. Write a post that delves into 3 challenges that […]

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What do you see?

Im a day behind (lol – started this post on Wednesday – didn’t finish it and now I am 3 days behind) but for the next week I will be taking part in the “Advocating For Another Carnival 2012” via WEGO Health. As a parent of two children with Type 1 diabetes and a third […]

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One Great Thing

One Great Thing Today’s DBlog Week prompt asks us to give ourselves some much deserved credit by identifying just one diabetes thing we do spectacularly. I do well with BS checks (including the ones in the wee hours of the night/morning). I do well with carb counting (mostly). I do well with noticing symptoms before […]

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My Own Devices

My own Devices…. Day 23 Health Activists Writers Blog Today’s prompt: Health Activist Choice Day – Write about whatever you want. As a parent of cwd (children with diabetes) when I think of Devices I automatically think of my kids insulin pumps, glucometers, and the Dexcom that is still sitting in its box getting dusty. […]

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