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Musical Stylings

No Diabetes December 15, 2017 4 Comments

No mention of D-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named today. Instead, let’s talk tunes. Music is a constant in my life.  My cassette tape collection as a kid was pretty solid, my CD collection as a young adult was epic (thanks to those Columbia House-style subscription things where you could buy three CDs for a dollar and then end up with a bunch that you didn’t…



Diabetes Online Community, No Diabetes December 14, 2017 8 Comments

So … I went into the CSS on my blog and wanted to change one quick thing, then ended up down some weird redesign rabbit hole, and I’ve come out the other side with a different website layout.  (Just in time for net neutrality’s demise.  I’m at the point where I don’t know where to look in order to escape…


Do More Good.

No Diabetes November 14, 2017 5 Comments

It’s World Diabetes Day.  YAY!  And buried amongst the bits of distressing-as-hell news crap out there will be articles about diabetes. Casual mentions of this monster that lives under our bed (and that we feed occasionally). And tomorrow, the world’s attention will twist to the next crisis. But oh, my fellow PWD, we’ll still be on this diabetes journey long…


DBlogWeek 2017: More Than Diabetes.

No Diabetes May 19, 2017 5 Comments

Diabetes Blog Week prompt for Friday:  Lets wrap up the week by sharing a little more about ourselves, beyond the chronic illness we or our loved ones live with.  Share an interest, hobby, passion, something that is YOU.  If you want to explore how it relates to or helps with diabetes you can.   Or let it be a part…


Eye Quit.

No Diabetes February 22, 2017 8 Comments

It’s like a patch of horrible road rash that you don’t bandage and instead throw the itchiest wool sweater over, then roll around in pine needles.  All day long.  Every time you blink. This pretty much sums up what recurring corneal erosion feels like. Friday night, I felt the twitchy, horribly familiar symptoms associated with an eye tear – the…