OK, so it took me over an hour to read through this week’s 60-some-odd responses to the diabetes police. This was, in part, due to the head cold I picked up over Thanksgiving weekend. Blah. But the real reason was because the answers to this week’s Holiday Survival Sweepstakes query were so darn entertaining! I had to go back and re-read a bunch, and make notes for myself, because I am going to be using…Read more »
Diabetes Awareness Month has drawn to a close. Of course, we can only hope that all the press releases and outreach programs have made a difference.
Before it’s all over I wanted to share with you this month’s JDRF Blogger Rountable, which features a set of us very vocal D-Bloggers answering topical questions each month. You guessed it — this month we talked about Diabetes Awareness efforts, and what that all means to us.
So how did you hold up during Thanksgiving dinner? Darn it, I’m a bit late posting this, but in case you’re still up against some very large meals this weekend, have look at John Crowley’s useful Tips for Getting Through Thanksgiving with Diabetes. I especially like the notes on What to Do If You Blow It: “Don’t let one mistake at Thanksgiving spiral into five weeks of high blood sugar… from Thanksgiving all the way…Read more »
I woke up with a sore throat today, but still, I have MUCH to be thankful for.
- 3 healthy children and a partner I adore
- extended family
- good friends
- a pretty comfortable life
- a job that I love (!)
- relative good health, even with a chronic illness
- and a whole lot of wonderful people online to share it with
In case you have any doubt that you too…
In honor of THANKSGIVING this year, a special message about life and death from Alexandra Drane and the Engage With Grace team. This initiative was born from the story of a young woman, a mom just 32 years old, who was dying of glioblastoma and desperately wanted to do so at home, with grace, rather than in the hospital. Have you and your family considered how you might handle end-of-life choices when the day comes? …Read more »