Third Annual Diabetes Blog Week! The assignment for today is to talk about one thing we could improve on in our diabetes management. I didn't have to think much if at all, about what that thing would be for me. Carb counting. Or maybe I should say accurate carb counting. I fully recognize the critical nature of counting my carbohydrates. I know that if I don't get it … [Read more...] about D-Blog Week: One Thing to Improve
What is SimonPalooza? It all starts with Simon. Simon is an incredible guy living with diabetes in Australia. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about six years ago, right in the middle of his otherwise awesome life. Being blindsided by his diagnosis, and left drowning by himself to deal with it, he pretty much gave up on life. Until he found the Diabetes Online … [Read more...] about SimonPalooza – Touching Lives Worldwide
What makes the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) so special? Understanding, support, encouragement, empowerment, companionship, and love. The Internet has been around for a while, and since the early days there have been ways to communicate about diabetes. Mailing lists, forums, online message boards, you name it, it's been there. But there is something different about … [Read more...] about What Makes the DOC Special?
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
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 obvious part -- wanting to help people with diabetes. Specifically what I mean is … [Read more...] about We Want The Same Thing