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Looking Back: Dining Out.

Uncategorized By June 19, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , 6 Comments

I love going out on the town for the night And having a meal by a soft candlelight (Because I know, at a restaurant, meals are yummy; For the food isn’t prepped, touched, or cooked by me.) But to dine with type 1 can be quite complex, Because restaurant food has a whole set of specs That require some SWAG’ing;…

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Where the Islet Cells End

Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes and Family, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Diabetes Poetry By August 23, 2011 Tags: , , , No Comments

(A tribute to Shel Silverstein‘s beautiful, “Where the Sidewalk Ends.”) There is a place where the islet cells endAnd that’s where diabetes begins.In this place, you can stumble and things can get scaryThose moments when numbers make you feel so waryAnd the burden is almost too heavy to carryThis is where our community comes in. Let us leave this place where misconceptions growAnd…

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You Can Do THIS: My Video

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Online Community, Diabetes Poetry, Psychosocial Support By June 15, 2011 Tags: , , No Comments

When you’re dealing with something relentless each day,It can feel like frustrations are seconds away.There’s the burnout, depression of chronic diseaseThe chaos that comes with attempts to appease. We do blood sugar testing, precision carb counting,We’re wearing devices to aid in surmountingThe pressure of acting as panceri stand-ins.This whole diabetes can sure be demanding! We lean on our doctors, we…

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