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 »
People often ask us what to get PWDs for Valentine’s Day, given that candy seems so inappropriate. Actually, gifts that say “I love you” should have nothing to do with diabetes (good or bad) in my book. Allison and I decided to put together our own little short lists of gifts that would make us happy. Maybe you agree.
Amy’s Fave Things
1) For any gal who travels a lot and often gets stuck in…
These are my daughter’s new high-tops:
And this is my new iPhone 3G cover:
Ironically, they cost about the same amount of money. And clearly, it was my 11-year-old who insisted that I get the MONKEY*PHONE.
What does any of this have to do with diabetes? Nothing, other than: it looks like a theme is developing here —
I’m gonna smile ’cause I deserve to (thank you, Fiona)
The MONKEY*PHONE makes me smile every time…
A Guest Post by Allison Blass
Last week, I wrote a post here about my new relationship with my boyfriend and how I was curious about how to educate him about diabetes without totally overwhelming the guy. Besides the little he had seen me do — test my blood sugar and wear an insulin pump — he was pretty clueless to the whole disease. So I sought out the help of my wise diabetes community…