Third Annual Diabetes Blog Week! What is one thing you would tell someone that doesn't have diabetes about living with diabetes? The first thing that popped into my head when I saw that question was a great quote from my buddy George Simmons. Imagine having to pump your own heart because it didn't do it by itself. And when you want to sleep you have to pump it slower. For … [Read more...] about D-Blog Week: What They Should Know
There's a little less than one week before my buddy G-Money (aka Ninjabetic, aka SuperG, aka George) comes to town. I'm very excited, and can't wait for him to get here! As I try to figure out everything that we want to do during his short stay, I only wish we had more time. I've got a tentative schedule all mapped out in my head, including a lot of time visiting with my … [Read more...] about Ninjabetic MN Meet-Up Details
George and I collaborated on a video for the Making Sense of Diabetes initiative happening at TuDiabetes. It was a LOT of fun, and I hope you get a kick out of it too. http://www.youtube.com/v/39an-s6P7fs … [Read more...] about Lunch With George
Before life got busy ... wait, actually it was right in the middle of life being busy ... I got an e-mail from Mark Mansheim over at "The Jagged Edge". He said that he would be in the twin cities soon, and that he'd like to meet up. We both found a slice of time away from work (back on 6/21) to terrorize the waitress and other unfortunate patrons at a nearby Perkins … [Read more...] about Meeting Mark!
World Diabetes Day is always a pretty special day for many of us living with diabetes. But last year, November 14, 2008, we were treated to something very, very special. One of my very best friends, and a favorite d-blogger of many, George Simmons, created a little magic for us. G-Money (as I affectionately call him) is a real gift to us because he shares so much … [Read more...] about Not By Choice – George Simmons