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June 2014

Sparkly, Like Her Shoes.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes and Family, Real Life Diabetes June 24, 2014 7 Comments

As a family, we went to dinner and Birdy’s sequin-covered shoes sparkled furiously in the afternoon sunlight.  Her shoes were downright distracting and I found myself low-staring at them, focusing on the individual sparkles being projected onto the tablecloth at the restaurant.  My brain had hit an uncomfortably steady pace with the anxiety of being under 60 mg/dL for more…

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Looking Back: Dining Out.

Uncategorized June 19, 2014 6 Comments

I love going out on the town for the night And having a meal by a soft candlelight (Because I know, at a restaurant, meals are yummy; For the food isn’t prepped, touched, or cooked by me.) But to dine with type 1 can be quite complex, Because restaurant food has a whole set of specs That require some SWAG’ing;…

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Guest Post: Adventure D!!

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Exercise & Fitness, Guest Diabetes Blogger, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes June 18, 2014 No Comments

Hi!  I’m on the road again this week (ADA and a quick visit to Canada and then down to Texas … hence the digital tumbleweeds here), but thankfully, a good friend from across the pond has stepped in to say hello and share a little bit about why she’s created a really col project called Adventure D.  Please welcome the…

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