I found Jeremy Williamson on Twitter. But if you read fitness magazines, watch Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime television, or follow the annual “Model Universe” competitions, you may have run into this type 1 diabetic hottie already. Jeremy is a 34-year-old native of Augusta, GA, who attended bible college in Tulsa, OK, and worked as a youth minister for many years. In 2006, he started doing a little modeling on the side. Then on a…Read more »
I’m a huge Crystal Bowersox fan. Personally, I think this husky-voiced “busker” should have won this year’s American Idol competition, but it’s still freakin’ amazing to take 2nd place in this larger-than-life national competition.
Those of you who follow entertainment news (or this blog) know by now that Crystal is “one of us” — a person with diabetes (PWD). She’s a type 1 and insulin pumper, currently using her new-found fame to help fellow PWDs.…
I’m a sucker for pretty, shiny things. If you’d asked me half-a-dozen years ago, before my diagnosis, if that could include medical IDs, I’d have probably laughed in your face. But today, alas, a medical ID bracelet is a permanent fixture on my left wrist.
I started out in 2003 with a very simple, silver-beaded version from LifeJewelry, and then later upgraded to a sparklier version with crystal beads from Beadin’ Beagle. A few years…
I’ve been reading up on LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults) lately, and have come to a conclusion: I’m tired of quibbling about the scientific specs. To me, the term means just one important thing: it means I had this whole non-diabetic life until almost age 40, and then suddenly landed in the hospital and was thrust into the lifestyle of a person with type 1 diabetes. It changed everything.
I was too old to…
Kerri’s list of diabetes moving fun got me thinking: I haven’t updated you all on the renovation scene and hotel life yet. So here’s my take.
You know you’re diabetic and moving out for a home remodel when:
Clearing out your bedroom for construction makes you realize you own more boxes full of medical wipes, test strip vials, expired prescription meds, insulin pump supplies, and various diabetic carry cases than anything else (with the exception…Read more »