On the beach for the CWD Staff Retreat on Wednesday, I got pretty sunburned. It was bad enough to give me a little headache later in the evening, and I thought I’d be miserable for another day or two. Thankfully, after washing up for the night, putting on some fancy hotel brand lotion, and getting [...]Continue Reading →
The night before the opening session, I crossed paths with Neil Benchell, who helps keep the tween’s entertained. I’d met his [...]Continue Reading →
One of the revelations I had here with the Children With Diabetes (CWD) family is that both CWD and the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) want the same thing, and we both have the same problem.
We both want to help people with diabetes, but that’s not exactly what I’m talking about. That’s the [...]Continue Reading →
Day two with the CWD faculty has been great. I keep meeting new people, and I’m getting to spend some time with people I know of, or know about, but up until now didn’t know personally. I love all of them so far.
There’s that instant respect and understanding when you are talking [...]Continue Reading →
I’m spending the week down in Florida with the CWD family. Later this week will be the Family Support Weekend. Kerri and I are getting aquanted with the staff and will be getting our feet wet with a few presentations.
There is something special about sharing time with people [...]Continue Reading →
A routine, by definition, is something that is done over and over again. With diabetes, repetition gives us an opportunity to fine [...]Continue Reading →
I’m revisiting the tail end of my time in Los Angeles celebrating with George for his 20 year diabetes diagnosis anniversary. There’s just a few more stories (and pictures) to share before I can close the book on that adventure.
After the celebration everyone parted ways for a little siesta. We [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve been working hard to mix in some weight lifting with all of the basketball I’ve been playing lately. On a good week, I’ll play ball 4-5 times and lift weights 1-2 times (it’s a start, right?).
Last week was tough. Thursday was the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US. There was also a problem [...]Continue Reading →
“Imagine having to pump your own heart because it didn’t do it by itself. And when you want to sleep you have to pump it slower. For exercise you would have to speed it up. You would have to know the rate of pumping for every activity. Do you think you could do it? Do you think it would be easy?”— George Simmons, Facebook
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