It’s taken me a little longer than expected to get around to posting this review of Erin Spineto’s new book “Islands and Insulin“ — but hey, good things take time, right? It’s a different kind of diabetes book from any I’ve encountered so far; it’s a narrative of a huge sailing adventure + the college-age experiences that shaped Erin’s life, with a generous helping of diabetes on the side — rather than the other way…Read more »
With Mother’s Day this Sunday (hope you didn’t forget!), we wanted to honor the many, many Superhero D-Moms out there, by highlighting how they have dealt with the transition from “regular mom-hood” to being a parental pancreas.
It’s tough to single out one in particular… But we’re excited to have found a mommy blogger who’s caring for not just one little girl with type 1 diabetes, but two.
You may recognize Heather Brand of Grand…Read more »
OMG… did you all know that Halle Berry is pregnant?!
The actress who is also a fellow PWD (person with diabetes) is having her second child. At age 46.
Seriously, the news is out. We tweeted it a few weeks ago. Everyone is talking about this — magazines and entertainment news sources galore.
OK, celebrity dish fans may care more about this news than we do, but what makes it relevant to the Diabetes Community…
Motherhood is fraught with challenges, but adding diabetes to the mix brings it to a whole new level of “OMG what am I doing?!” So it went for San Francisco D-mom Brooke Gibson, who knew that nothing replaces face-to-face interaction and dialogue between people who really get it. And so Brooke decided to launch Sugar Mommas, a special group for PWD moms and moms-to-be.
As a wannabe-mom myself (nothing in cards right now, folks!), who’s spent a…
A rose is a rose is a rose. And so is a magnolia… even the Steel Magnolias.
The 2012 remake of the movie Steel Magnolias that hit the silver screen 23 years ago aired worldwide on Sunday evening on Lifetime TV.
Like before, the film tells the story of a young woman from the South, Shelby, who is living with type 1 diabetes and dealing with the joys and stresses of being a newlywed. It’s basically a film…