Today is the last day of the 2011 Diabetes Blog Week. I'd like to send a very sincere "Thank You" to Karen for her great idea, the courage to give it a shot, and for all of the energy she put into making it happen. Our assignment today is to talk about the experience of coming together online and what we've learned. Heck, where do I start? I have learned that: The … [Read more...] about What I’ve Learned?
2011 Diabetes Blog Week
Today's assignment from Karen for the 2011 Diabetes Blog Week is all about snapshots and pictures. I feel very lucky to have been able to collect a bunch of great memories with a lot of great people. … [Read more...] about Saturday Snapshots – Diabetes Blog Week
Our assignment from Karen, our super awesome Diabetes Blog Week "Ring Leader", is to write about something awesome we've done because of diabetes. You know what - there is a lot that comes to mind. Stuff like playing basketball with diabetes, kayaking 44 miles down the Mississippi river with diabetes, Biking like crazy last summer with diabetes (and doing it again this … [Read more...] about Great Things Because of Diabetes?
Today's Assignment: Ten things I hate about you, Diabetes - Thursday 5/12: Having a positive attitude is important . . . but let’s face it, diabetes isn’t all sunshine and roses (or glitter and unicorns, for that matter). So today let’s vent by listing ten things about diabetes that we hate. Make them funny, make them sarcastic, make them serious, make them anything you … [Read more...] about Ten Things I Hate About Diabetes
I couldn't get my Diabetes Blog Week post done yesterday. Felt bad, but I just couldn't do it. I'm hoping you all will accept a "makeup" post a day late? I even drew a picture for it... Today (yesterday) our assignment is to talk about a diabetes blooper. Like anyone living with diabetes, I had plenty to pick from. But there was one that kept jumping to the front of the … [Read more...] about Diabetes Bloopers!
For my second post in the 2011 Diabetes Blog Week I am writing letters. Two of them actually. Don't worry, they are short and to the point. Letter One: Dear Internet, Thank you for making it possible to connect with so many other people living with diabetes. You have made it possible for all of these amazing people to talk to each other, share their stories, and … [Read more...] about A Letter or Two
This is my first post for the 2nd Annual Diabetes Blog Week (thanks Karen!) Our assignment for today is to pick a type of blogger who is different than me and talk about why they inspire me, why I admire them, and why it's great that we are all the same but different. There are so many great story-tellers out there, and sticking friends and family into categories, or … [Read more...] about Admiring Differences!