Hey there, Amigos. This week is Spring Break here and I’ve just returned from the most breathtaking four-day weekend with my family on the Monterey coast. My husband and I kept looking at each other and saying, “And this is only an hour drive from us? It’s like another world…” In this other world, however, I have consumed more corn tortilla chips than I usually do in a year, and have thus administered more insulin…Read more »
I’m so very late to this meme (Internet game for sharing personal tidbits) that I could barely remember who tagged me. But then I stumbled on Scott S. again and it all came back to me.
I’ve been duly “Tagged for Seven,” and if you follow these sort of things, you can see that good ‘ol noncompliant Kassie and I have a lot in common…
SEVEN THINGS TO DO BEFORE I DIE (not necessarily in…Read more »
I’ve been so busy, I almost forgot to celebrate: the beginning of March marked two full years of DiabetesMine.com. Wow! Aside from the mind-numbing amount of time this diabetic butt has spent in a chair while compiling blog entries, consider the stats:
- 441 posts
- 2259 comments
- 107 trackbacks
- 161 Bloglines subscribers (just one single subscriber behind TheDiabetesBlog on that one!
- 4 blogging awards (if you count the honorable mention among…
Some valuable nuggets I unearthed last week:
* Anyone heard of the new print magazine called Diabetes Explorer? It’s a bright, colorful 6x/year glossy that focuses on “brief, useful ‘hands-on’ articles,” editor Kathy Spain tells me. Looks pretty neat, although I was surprised to learn that anyone’s launching a new paper-based publication in this increasingly digital age.
Thus, you won’t find the magazine content there, but you can subscribe or order individiual copies on the…
Mark Sisson’s Daily Apple blog carries the tagline: “Doing my part to piss off the self-righteous health establishment.” Obviously, he prides himself on stirring the pot — or shaking the tree, as his metaphor would have it.
Among other outspoken claims, Mark recently wrote that diabetes is “a made-up, stupid disease” — called to my attention by one of his assistants (a staff of five helps Mark compile the blog, which exists at least in…