OK, I too am suffering from Diabetes Blog Week withdrawal. I find myself still trolling Twitter trying to discover more great posts that I missed. In particular, it seems last Saturday’s planned “wild card” topic — brag about your triumph or commiserate about your D-blooper — got changed at the last minute to a collection of diabetes snapshots. Which I loved. Too bad for me though, because I had a really good blooper to share.…Read more »
Sunday, May 16, was the final day of this year’ s Diabetes Blog Week — which I hope will be an annual affair. The closing topic was life after a cure. I must admit that weekends are reserved for my family, so I didn’t participate in real-time, but the topic is fascinating!
Of course I could go on myself about how I’d don my hiking boots and run outside to trample all my diabetes supplies,…
Karen over at Bitter-Sweet blog has proclaimed this “Diabetes Blog Week.” For those who haven’t run into it yet, the idea is that the hundreds of us now blogging about diabetes participate in sort of an online rally. With seven pre-defined topics to post about, we all “get a variety of unique insights on a single topic each day.”
Looks like nearly 100 of us are participating so far, and if you have a diabetes…Read more »
Next up in our series on “mom-and-pop” diabetes shops is Jessica Floeh, who knows a thing or two about good design. As a type 1 diabetic and a student at Parsons The New School of Design, Jessica is mixing her love of design with her personal connection with diabetes. She’s recently concocted Hanky Pancreas, a line of insulin pump accessories designed to make that unseemly bump a little more flattering and tasteful. Hanky Pancreas is…Read more »
Like Jessica over at A Sweet Life, I have to say that Crystal Bowersox is hands-down my favorite American Idol contestant this year, and not just because she has diabetes. She’s just cool. She wears dreadlocks, and plays guitar. People call her “Mama Sox” because she has a one-year-old son. (They call her “Mama” and she’s only freakin’ 24 — geez!) Anyway, the girl can SING.
I mean she can sing like Janis Joplin —…