It's incredible to hear about the myriad of creative ways in which people are expressing themselves about diabetes and calling attention to this illness lately, both online and off-line. Just a few short years ago, when I was diagnosed, it seemed the Big Advocacy Organizations were the only games in town. Now, individuals all over the country — and the world — are doing everything from running online auctions to selling lip-gloss to designing merit…Read more »
Don't worry. Be happy. Enjoy the day! (And the long weekend!)
That is my 7-year-old's artwork, btw: Mr. Scarecrow. Does he look bummed, just because he might be missing a functioning brain? No Sir. So no bemoaning your dead pancreas today People, OK?
Hey, if nothing else, be glad you're not an astronaut; if you thought we PWDs had food troubles on this feast day, check out their plight.
Warm holiday greetings to all...
My D-blogger friend and intermittent correspondent Allison Blass has been living with diabetes since she was 8 years old. It's pretty much all she knows. She copes with it her way, and strives to let others do the same. That's why, this week, she's musing on the theme of respecting each others' choices in this diabetic life.
A Guest Post by Allison Blass
A few weeks ago, I announced that I was hosting a party…Read more »
It was a great day this Saturday. Many more people came out for the San Francisco World Diabetes Day event than last year. Probably because the Ferry Building is centrally located and a wonderful place to catch the attention of passers'-by.
See how pretty:
I've got more photos to share, but before I go on, an announcement: How many of you have run into someone newly diagnosed with diabetes? Don't you wish you knew where…Read more »
How are you celebrating World Diabetes Day this year? I'm heading out to San Francisco to see the historic Ferry Building lit up in blue, thanks to my great blogging and awesome advocate friends Manny Hernandez and Kelly Close.
I hope to also grab a drink with dLife TV co-host Jim Turner. I love that WDD presents such a great opportunity to connect with other PWDs from all over the country and all over the…