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Taste Test.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes Videos, Diet and Food, Real Life Diabetes By December 4, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , 6 Comments

Since it’s December now, I hope it’s okay to revisit a video that includes a festive ol’ tree in the background.  This video is about how awesome coffee is … and why it matters that the order is RIGHT. (See also:  Now I put my own fake sugar in the cup, instead of playing coffee roulette.)     You might…


Maelstrom Mashup.

Real Life Diabetes, The Friday Six By November 20, 2013 Tags: , , , , 9 Comments

I can’t figure out why it’s spelled T-O-R-O-N-T-O but I pronounce it as “Toronno.”  I do not have a lazy mouth.  I speak reasonably clearly.  Why is my tongue tangled on this word? See also:  wadder : water I wander onto this site last night and it is so aptly named:  The Happiest Place on the Internet.  Once I was…


Looking Back: PWD in the Wild.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Real Life Diabetes By July 8, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , 6 Comments

As the ladies of Team Sparling prepare for our trip to Orlando for the Friends for Life conference, I’m looking back at a moment from last November, when my friend Renza and I were spotted as “PWD in the wild.”  *   *   * We were sitting at the coffee shop having a really nice Melbourne cappuccino (they make the best…



Diet and Food By January 18, 2011 Tags: , No Comments

Back in early December, I was at a Starbucks in Boston, and I ordered an iced coffee.  (Yes, in December.  I don’t care if it’s snowing – iced coffee rules all year long.)  The girl behind the counter asked what size I wanted, and since I don’t speak “Starbucks,” I just asked for a large. “We have a new large. …