I have a stack of books in my office that I'd like to read. It's almost as tall as I am. When Carli sent me her book I wasn't sure how soon I'd be able to read it. I made the mistake of cracking it open just before dinner the same day it arrived. I wasn't able to put it down until I finished it late that night. Carli writes with her emotions. Each of her words are … [Read more...] about Freckled Fingertips – Carli J. Visser
I love my "brother in diabetes" Wil. He's a guy who "gets it", and has a really incredible talent for writing that is a pure joy to read (did you guys read his recent breathtaking "Man vs. Wild" post?). I had the chance to meet Wil in person last summer, and it was like we had been friends forever, just like I imagined it would be. Wil is a great guy. He has written and … [Read more...] about What Do You Wish They Knew?
A bunch of years back I spent some time working at an ISP (Internet Service Provider). I had the opportunity to take a bunch of training courses. One of my favorite courses was called "Think Like A Router", and it was the class that finally got through to me. It was the class that made the light bulb "pop" on for me. All of a sudden I was able to make sense out of so many … [Read more...] about Newly Dx Week: Think Like A Pancreas
Sometimes you find something that just rings through on your very first glance. Sometimes you find nice packages of these things that seem made just for you. Sometimes you get lucky and they show up on your doorstep. Sometimes your friends find them too (Amy T, Lee Ann, & Chris). If you have type one diabetes, and that image doesn't hit you, check your pulse … [Read more...] about Artwork That Resonates