Earlier this year, I previewed TCOYD’s new Extreme Diabetes Makeover program, giving seven lucky PWDs struggling with their diabetes management the chance at a full revamp of their care. Viewers can watch the process unfold in this first-ever reality series on diabetes (airing online) that “delves into the challenges, time and persistence that go into managing diabetes and helps to validate the multiple emotional and physical barriers that people with the disease must face day…Read more »
Anyone who counts carbs is familiar with the unit of measurement called “grams.” But can you recognize a “gram of carb” or “gram of sugar” really? When it’s hidden somewhere deep in the food we’re currently consuming? Well, as it happens, a reader forwarded a creative take on visualizing just how much punch is packed in the food we eat (brace yourself!)
Although we can’t verify the scientific validity of these photos, I reckon they’re…
A very Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate, beginning at sundown this evening!
Whew – Hanukkah starts darn early this year! Why is that? Because Jewish holidays are based on the ancient Hebrew calendar, which accounts for leap year differently than the secular calendar. Hanukkah always begins on the eve of the 25th of the Hebrew month of Kislev, and it celebrates “the triumph of light over darkness.”
In Hebrew, the word “Hanukkah”…
Happy, happy long Thanksgiving weekend, everyone!
We here at the ‘Mine we are taking a few days off — whew. And no, in case you’re wondering, we’re not spending Thanksgiving in the hotel. That sure would blow. (Although we’re still living in that dump suite ).
We’ll be enjoying too much food with good friends at their house on Thursday, and then the rest of the weekend in gorgeous Big Sur. Yay!!
Speaking of too…
We’ve all heard the same old advice for staying healthy during the holidays: stay away from the sweets, exercise, don’t arrive at a party hungry. The reason these bits of advice are cliché is because, as with most clichés, they’re true — but they don’t always work. Some of us aren’t the greatest at self-restraint! So here are three holiday ideas that are more proactive than reactive (what you can do instead of what you…Read more »