Diabetes Art Day!

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I want to spread the word about Diabetes Art Day (September 1), a very fun idea by a super special person. Lee Ann Thill is an art therapist and a person living with diabetes.  Lee Ann is a wonderful person, and I’m blessed to know her.  I hope that you’ll [...]

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I first heard of Dan Hurley and his book, “Diabetes Rising“, over at Amy’s site (Diabetes Mine).

She did a two part interview about a year ago (Part 1, Part 2), and there was something about what Dan said that pulled at my emotions.

He [...]

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I walked into the Richard Rubin Keynote (opening session) with an overflowing breakfast plate and my shoulder bag full of diet sodapop.  After only a step or two into the room I was stopped in my tracks by the sheer size of this thing.  I had no idea.  No. Idea.

I could not [...]

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I’ve always been aware of emotions and stress affecting blood sugars.  I’ve always thought to watch for it and try to “do something”, but it’s always been a very vague thing.  Vague things are hard to deal with on an action level.  Vague things are… vague.  Action things are very specific.

Yesterday we celebrated [...]

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Bernard, Amy, Kerri, Scott, photo by Jeff Hitchcock

One of the hardest things at CWD Friends For Life (FFL) was deciding on which session to attend for any given pocket of time.  Each session ran for an hour, or an hour-and-a-half, and there [...]

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I’ve been working a lot with Ginger Vieira, and she is one of the best things I have done for myself in a long time.  Maybe ever.  She is really good at helping people, and I am thankful to have such a great coach and sounding board.

I have also worked really hard [...]

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On July 30th we had the first of what is to be regular, scheduled, quarterly follow-up conference calls with the group at Roche.

There were two scheduled conference calls that day, in the hopes that everyone could attend one of them.  I attended both calls, because I’m really interested in what everyone has to [...]

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I am easily overwhelmed — especially the first time I go somewhere or do something.

I think the folks at Children With Diabetes (CWD) must have known that.  They must have also known that I’m not the only one who feels that way.

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I love that little thrill I get when I recognize a face from the online community in a new or different place.

I got that little thrill when I saw Scott Hanselman grinning back at me from the latest e-mail newsletter from the ADA. I love Scott.  He’s [...]

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I have a million things I want to talk about regarding my first ever Children With Diabetes (CWD) Friends For Life (FFL) conference.  I’ve been trying to sort it all out in my head before starting to write about it, but that’s not working for me.  I’m just going to jump [...]

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