“From words, carefully chosen, purposefully arranged, emerges a shared experience and mutual understanding” – Lee Ann Thill, in the introduction of No-Sugar Added Poetry.
I received a copy of No-Sugar Added Poetry at the 2010 Roche Social Media Summit (Roche Diagnostics sponsored the publishing of this book). I recently sat [...]Continue Reading →
Disclaimer #1: The fact that we even have to talk about this is another reminder of how crude our therapy is. Don’t get me wrong – I’m thankful for every bit of therapy we have (a century ago we’d all be dead), but it’s still pretty damn barbaric.
Jabbing a needle in fast (usually) hurts [...]Continue Reading →
How many of you have heard of Ginger Vieira?
I guarantee that not enough of you have, and I’m going to shout her praises from the highest rooftop I can find.
Ginger was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and celiac in 1999. Besides being an absolute angel, Ginger is a professional [...]Continue Reading →
My “contribution” to this fabulous recipe sharing idea is what NOT to do
while cooking grilled cheese sandwiches. Do NOT try to multitask and
get things done while cooking.
I’d like to keep talking about the 2010 Roche Social Media Summit. There is unfinished business.
I haven’t read many blog posts about it yet (I’m chronically behind on my blog reading. I will get to them soon – I promise!), so maybe a lot of this has been covered somewhere already. Forgive me [...]Continue Reading →
I spent this weekend visiting with my wife’s extended family. All of her immediate family are near us, around Minneapolis, MN. But most of her extended family is closer to East Moline, IL, where many of them grew up. We drove down there, a couple of minivans packed with fighting kid cousins, on Friday to [...]Continue Reading →
Thank you all for the incredible amount of great feedback for an adults with type 1 track at Children WIth Diabetes, Friends for Life 2011. I am so grateful to be a part of this community. There are so many amazing people with so many amazing ideas. Thank you.
The amount of feedback [...]Continue Reading →
Imagine that you have an opportunity to help shape a huge conference designed for people with type 1 diabetes. What would you do? What would you want to see? What would you want to hear?
I attended my very first Children With Diabetes, Friends For Life conference last week. It was incredible, and has changed [...]Continue Reading →
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