Relationships

The People in the Computer.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes and Family, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Diabetes Videos, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes, Relationships By October 23, 2013 Tags: , , , , 20 Comments

Who are the people in your computer?  (In your computer … in your com-puuuuuter …)  For me, a whole community of people with diabetes live just a click away. You might also like: Unraveling the UnConference. Guest Post: Someone Who Understands. If I Knew Then: Diabetes Blogging. An In-Depth Look at the Diabetes UnConference.

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Going Solo.

Diabetes and Family, Diabetic Mommy, Real Life Diabetes, Relationships By August 20, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , 15 Comments

Seven weeks is a long time. It’s a lot of garbage days (I hate, hate taking out the garbage, especially since we have a crew of vindictive raccoons who have made it their agenda to bust into the garbage cans of everyone on our street, spreading trash all over the place and laughing maniacally whilst wearing hats).  Seven weeks is…

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Roche Summit 2011: SUM Thoughts

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes, Relationships By June 27, 2011 Tags: , , No Comments

What should have been a fun business trip ended up being a big ol’ mess.  Here’s my attempted recap: On Wednesday, I flew out to San Diego for the Roche Social Media Summit and then the ADA Scientific Sessions Conference.  On Thursday, I attended the first day of the Roche Summit.  On Friday, my cornea tore again (almost as fiercely…

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One Moment

Diabetes and Family, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Real Life Diabetes, Relationships By November 16, 2007 No Comments

We were talking about meeting with Christel and how long she and I have both had diabetes.  Over twenty years for both of us.  Over twenty years for so many of us. We don’t talk much about diabetes at home.  Sure, there’s plenty of talk about the blog and work and different projects, but the disease itself is usually held at arm’s length.  We…

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A Conversation with Lisa Roney

Psychosocial Support, Relationships By February 8, 2007 Tags: , , , No Comments

When I opened my email a few months ago and saw something from “Lisa,” I sat there staring at the screen for a few minutes.  “No way…” I murmured under my breath.  I opened the email to read Lisa Roney, author of Sweet Invisible Body, introducing herself to me and telling me she had come across my blog.  It was one of…

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Stings.

Real Life Diabetes, Relationships By January 26, 2006 No Comments

It was fifth grade and Mrs. Latz was our language arts teacher. It was the first year we had lockers and they were situated outside of her classroom. It was cool, having a locker. We cut out pictures from Tiger Beat magazine and hung them on the inside of the door. Nicole, who was my locker partner, and I cut…

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