** Dec. 24, 2014 **
Happy Xmas Eve to all today. We’ve extended the run of this post to assure y’all have a proper chance to read through our comprehensive year-end review. Enjoy!
The New Year is just around the corner, so as per tradition, we’re reviewing all the things that have made 2014 a year to remember in the Diabetes World and here at the ‘Mine.
Yup, we’ve had some big moments this past…
** Dec. 24, 2014 **
It’s almost time to start flipping the calendar to a new year, and a new diabetes awareness campaign is going full monty on this!
Yep, a group of fellow type 1s in California have created a nude calendar, with each of the 12 months of 2015 featuring a different PWD (person with diabetes) who’s shed their clothes to pose for the cause. Their initiative is called T1D Exposed, aka The Nude Diabetes Advocacy Project.
Words are such intriguing little creatures.
One word can hold all kinds of meaning and connotation for one person that it doesn’t for someone else, and I’ve always been fascinated by the interpretative nature of language. That’s a big reason why I enjoy the legal system so much, and during my years as a legal reporter loved reading court rulings to see how words and sentences were regarded in the eyes of the law.
A very Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate, beginning at sundown this evening!
Yup, the Festival of Lights this year begins at sunset tonight, Dec. 16, and runs through sunset Dec. 23.
Quick history lesson: Hanukkah always begins on the eve of the 25th of the Hebrew month of Kislev, and it celebrates “the triumph of light over darkness.” The word itself means “dedication” — specifically, the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, which…
Get ready for a fresh design overhaul coming soon to DiabetesMine.com as we officially become part of the Healthline family, beginning in January 2015. The announcement of this acquisition went out over the news wire today!
We’re very excited about partnering with Healthline, a San Francisco-based “growing group of passionate individuals who work each day to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information.” Mike and I look forward…