Third Annual Diabetes Blog Week! Today's assignment is called "One Great Thing" - what is just one diabetes thing I do spectacularly? Most of the time, activity is easy for me. I love playing basketball, and most weeks I'm able to play four or five days per week. There is a YMCA near where I used to work where there are always guys playing basketball over the lunch … [Read more...] about D-Blog Week: One Great Thing – Activity!
Have you ever gotten yourself into something you weren't quite sure you could do? I got myself very familiar with that feeling this Spring. When we finished the 25-mile Tour de Cure route last year I wasn't ready to be finished. I wanted more. So for the 2011 ride we signed up for the 45-mile course. The weather here this "Spring" (note the quotation marks...) was … [Read more...] about I Did It! Tour de Cure!
This has been an active week for me. It feels good. My body feels good.Four days of basketball, with one seriously kick ass weight session afterward. Four days of tossing a football around with my son and shooting baskets with my daughter. One short bike ride back home after taking my old pickup truck to the repair shop.As far as exercise, I'm doing it. And it feels … [Read more...] about Sloppy Evenings, Low Blood Sugars, Guilt, and Fear
Summer of 2009. Allison came to town and we had a DOC meet-up out at the Mall of America. That was the first time I met Heather (a.k.a "Auntly H") who blogs at "Beyond Your Peripheral Vision". Heather talked about her recent ADA Tour de Cure, and it sounded like a blast. So I told her I'd ride with her team in 2010. With her help, I got back on my bike after a … [Read more...] about Help Scott Ride the 2011 ADA Tour de Cure!
A couple weeks back I mentioned that I signed up for the 2010 Tour de Cure, and just this week posted a very quick blurb about the Red Rider dinner that I attended the night before the ride. The ride and the dinner have come and gone, and they were both incredible for me. I'm trying really hard to come up with a post that does it all justice, but I'll tell you right now it … [Read more...] about My First “Red Rider” Experience: Part 1