Life with Diabetes

A Bit of “Grinchiness”

Dear Birdie over at Aiming for Grace has unwittingly coined a new term: “grinchiness.” Here it is still early December and she’s dreading the Holidays — “feeling a low grade tension and resentment and grinchiness about the weeks of treats and temptation ahead.”
Birdie explains that she’s “kind of hating the fact that the impending holidays are all about sweets and food and sugary excess. I get the traditions and the cultural reasons why we…

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Happy Hanukkah!

In a few hours, the sun will go down here on the West Coast, and we’ll begin our eight-night Festival of Lights. (For the Gentiles in the audience, this darn holiday is all over the secular map, because it falls on the 25th day of the month of Kislev, in an ancient Jewish calendar that was never “standardized” with a leap year correction). So here it is, Dec. 4, and we’ve managed to rip down…

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The Babes & Studs of Diabetes

Today, a little more Monday Madness. December is upon us. Time for all those cheesy Xmas gift ideas. Which got me thinking, why don’t we PWDs (people with diabetes) have a 2008 pin-up calendar of our own?
Something like this perhaps — The Babes & Studs of Diabetes:

Could be a nice little stocking stuffer, ay? Pass the egg nog — or better yet, don’t…

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The Babes & Studs of Diabetes

Today, a little more Monday Madness. December is upon us. Time for all those cheesy Xmas gift ideas. Which got me thinking, why don’t we PWDs (people with diabetes) have a 2008 pin-up calendar of our own?
Something like this perhaps — The Babes & Studs of Diabetes:

Could be a nice little stocking stuffer, ay? Pass the egg nog — or better yet, don’t…

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