Childbirth and diabetes were once considered mutually exclusive. Thankfully, those days are over. But aiming for a healthy baby — and an uncomplicated birth — when you’re living with diabetes is still a very tall order. It can be scary. And no one really wants to have a C-section, right? (I sure didn’t, x3). Today, D-author and fellow mother of three Amy Stockwell Mercer joins us once more for a special report on new research…Read more »
This year is coming to an end, and over the past 12 months, we’ve been sharing our favorite posts each month from all around the DOC. Today, we’re reviewing a few of our overall favorites from 2011, plus a couple of excellent stand-outs from December. Enjoy!
Inspired by Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” initiative, Kim Vlasnik launched the You Can Do This Project earlier this summer. Her goal: to inspire PWDs everywhere that they…
Another month has come and gone — and in the spirit of this past weekend’s Thanksgiving holiday, we are thankful to be part of such an amazing blogging community. Here’s a small sampling of noteworthy posts from bloggers we’re thankful to know:
November was of course National Diabetes Awareness Month and there was a lot of awareness-raising going on in the DOC. Gina hosted the 7th annual DBlog Day, Lee Ann organized the World Diabetes…Read more »
Today might be the spookiest day of the year, but have no fear, our favorite D-picks of the past month are here. Hey, that rhymed! Our friends in the DOC certainly make living with diabetes a little less scary, huh?
We’re still riding the wave of excitement following the epic Simonpalooza DOC meet-ups! Chris Snider chats with the man himself on this episode of the hit podcast, Just Talking.
Kim Vlasnik writes a great post…
Most newly-married women my age (that would be 26) spend the first year basking in the glow of newlywed life: snuggling up on the couch watching movies, traveling and exploring far-off places, establishing new routines and merging two lifestyles, and lots and lots of late nights (wink, wink).
And me? On top of all that, I’m thinking about a baby.
Even before we were married, I started plotting out a timeline for children. Many of…