Romance is in the air… Valentine’s Day is coming up in less than 2 days. Are you ready? If you’re a PWD, you probably have more pressing concerns besides whether to get your beloved flowers or chocolate. As with most things, diabetes makes relationships… well, complicated. Not just complicated in the old-fashioned sense, but complicated on an emotional level as well. Andreina eloquently wrote about this balance last week when she shared her story of…Read more »
I’m not sure you all share my sense of humor — but this post, from back in Spring of 2006, still makes me laugh:
Name That Absurdity
Lots of little oddities are overheard in this crazy sugar- challenged life we lead. Care to take a gander at which statements recently peppered which daily situations? (Answers are below, but no cheating now!)
A) “Did you wipe yet?”
B) “WATER VERY HOT”
C) “Not now! I’m shooting…
I asked for some input on what a new diabetes web site could offer, and I got it – Thank You! Ahem… ask a silly question, get a silly answer, right? I mean it should have been obvious that the No. 1 thing that fits under the heading “StupidDiabetes.com” is humor!
The general consensus seems to be, in Kurt’s words, “Too much of this damn disease is about avoiding dying. If we can lighten up…
A little diabetes online fun for your Monday: Use your Noggin and three lucky readers will win a free copy of Dan Hurley’s new “epic” book, “Diabetes Rising.”
First off, you may have heard a lot of buzz about this book lately. The full title is, “Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It.” It’s written by award-winning investigative journalist Dan Hurley, who’s lived himself with Type…
In Germany, people wish each other a “Guten Rutsch” (or a “good slide”) into the new year. Here’s a little visual that might help with that expression
Today, from the bottom of my diabetic heart — and my family’s — wishing you all a great slide into 2010.
I did not get around to compiling a year-in-review post for the field of diabetes as I had hoped (other than my annual roundup of what happened…Read more »