Since May of 2010, the amazing Diabetes Sisters group founded by Brandy Barnes has held an annual Weekend for Women conference, that I understand is a life-changing experience. Sadly for me, I’ve been invited to speak twice, but have not been able to attend because May is such a big month for my family. But fortunately, we have kindred spirit Sysy Morales, who blogs at The Girls Guide to Diabetes, joining us today to shed…Read more »
We’re traveling around the world again for our ongoing series about Global Diabetes — what’s it like to live with this illness in parts unknown? Today we are joined by Senthil Nathan, blogging about diabetes from Chennai, India, a country of more than a billion people. He reminds us that India is a land of diversity, so whatever he shares here “has to be taken as a microview of a land in which people speak…Read more »
A new calendar year is nearly upon us — always a good time to “get your house in order” in various ways. Today, D-author and fellow mother of three Amy Stockwell Mercer joins us to report on her recent adventures in getting her family’s medical bill situation cleaned up, with a little help from some new tools.
Special to the ‘Mine by Amy Mercer
My son Reid is 2 ½ and we are still…Read more »
I am delighted to share our newest edition of the Diabetic Partner Follies — a series we launched here at the ‘Mine several years ago to give a voice to all the loved ones of PWDs out there about what life is like from their end of the ‘Big D.’ This latest entry is written by none other than our assistant editor Allison’s new husband! She and Erik and have been married for five months,…Read more »
From now until the end of the year is the nuttiest time of year for traveling. And with stricter Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rules, shoe removals, the ban on liquids, and ever-longer lines, airport security is a whole new form of torture these days. It got even more complicated last year, when TSA announced they were rolling out more extensive security screenings, including the infamous backscatter machine, or for those who refused, very thorough pat-downs.…Read more »