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April 2015

Green Beanery.

Diet and Food, No Diabetes April 7, 2015 8 Comments

Winter started around November of last year and continued onward with a vengeance until yesterday morning, when “42 degrees and sunny” seemed to constitute as “spring.”  The snow is all but melted (except for a few very stubborn igloos built by resourceful squirrels), so Birdy and I took advantage of the sunshine yesterday to explore our backyard. We moved house…


Egg Roll.

Blood Sugars, Diet and Food April 6, 2015 5 Comments

The trappings of Easter baskets can be a real kick in the ass for me, diabetes-wise.  Jellybeans, chocolate eggs, those Cadbury mini eggs of doom … all delicious, but rarely worth it for me because all of these high-sugar indulgences make for gross blood sugars. Thankfully, the most mild of milds on my blood sugars are eggs.  And Easter isn’t…


Guest Post: #SpareARose and Symplur.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Online Community, Guest Diabetes Blogger, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes April 3, 2015 2 Comments

I’m late with today’s post, but it’s a good one.  🙂  This afternoon, Chris Snider of A Consequence of Hypoglycemia has contributed a guest post about Symplur and the Spare a Rose, Save a Child campaign.  It’s an in-depth look at how the stats of the #sparearose hashtag campaign influenced the spread of the message.  This post is an interesting…


Empathy and Diabetes.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes April 2, 2015 18 Comments

An example of Cards for Humanity, T1D edition. #makehealth A photo posted by Kerri Sparling (@sixuntilme) on Apr 1, 2015 at 6:00am PDT This is the card one person at the meeting pulled. When their alarm went off, they got up out of their seat and dropped to the floor. Immediately, someone else sprang into action. @michaelseid11 experiencing empathy and…