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D-Blog Week: Diabetes Life-Hacks.

Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life May 16, 2014 2 Comments

I feel like the beginning of Diabetes Blog Week had so many prompts that really tapped the emotionally-saturated side of my diabetes management that I’m spent.  But I didn’t want to phone it in today for the last weekday post, so I’m pulling myself up by the bloggy bootstraps and putting my hacker hat on.  (Damn, Gina – that sounds…

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Guest Post: See You in the Slipstream!

Exercise & Fitness, Guest Diabetes Blogger, Psychosocial Support October 10, 2013 4 Comments

Virtue Bajurny calls herself  “a Type 1” and has had diabetes for 20 years. Until finding Connected in Motion she hadn’t been able to meet and befriend another Type 1. She lives in Toronto, but now calls Connected in Motion home. She is a social worker and is currently working as the Community Manager for Connected in Motion.  And today,…

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On Being An Athlete.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Exercise & Fitness, Real Life Diabetes August 19, 2013 18 Comments

If this was college, and it was the night before the paper was due, I’d grab a dictionary and start feverishly typing the following:  “Webster’s dictionary defines ‘athlete’ as ‘a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina.  Middle English, from Latin athleta, from Greek athlētēs, from athlein to contend for…

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