Kathleen Weaver might be considered the godmother of diabetes bloggers. After all, she started blogging about her experiences back in the dawn of time (about 2003), when the word "blog" brought nothing to mind but a spill of some sort for most folks. For her day job, Kathleen's an accomplished high school computer science teacher in Dallas, TX. We're delighted to host Kathleen today, as she provides a little window into her "other" life as…Read more »
Happy Valentine's Day! There is nothing quite like the support of a partner in dealing with diabetes, and we're even more in awe when we see partners "getting their hands dirty" with work in diabetes advocacy. Such is the case with Chris Barnes, husband to Brandy Barnes, the founder of the DiabetesSisters.org community. Brandy has hosted several national conferences for women with diabetes (we attended their Spring conference last year), and Chris has been a…Read more »
Who couldn't use a little sugar-free Valentine's Day lovin'?
Thanks to T1 blogger and talented illustrator Kim Vlasnik, who knows exactly what female PWDs want. (Sorry guys!)…Read more »
Today is my 18th diaversary. That's DOC slang for the anniversary of my diagnosis. I used to think 18 years with diabetes sounded like a looooong time. Growing up, most of the people I knew had diabetes for about as long as me, because most of my D-friends were the same age as me and were diagnosed around the same time as I was (at age 8). Now that I'm older and have had the…Read more »
As we know, diabetes doesn't just affect the person with diabetes — it affects the whole family. So we're back with another edition of our Partner Follies series, a place where the partners of PWDs can share what it's like for them to live with and love someone with diabetes.
Today, we're thrilled to introduce you to Jackie Farrell, the wonderful and sweet wife of Bernard Farrell, long-time DOC blogger and one of our DiabetesMine…