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Guest Post: My Magical Disney Moment.

Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support By March 31, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , 4 Comments

The power of peer-to-peer connections is not lost on the diabetes community.  While insulin remains our strongest medication tool, our mental and emotional health is nourished by connecting with like-pancreased people, making any diabetes burden that much lighter. One of the most amazing peer support cultures in the diabetes community is found at Children with Diabetes’ Friends for Life conference….

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Perspectives on Diabetes: Why Children with Diabetes Matters.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes and Family, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes, Relationships By May 12, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , 5 Comments

People ask me why this conference matters, why the organization matters, and it’s sometimes hard to sum up.  What’s so great about sitting in a room full of people with diabetes?  Isn’t it like surrounding yourself with a reminder of something that is a pain in the butt (diabetes)?  Doesn’t it suck to talk about diabetes all the time? DUDE….

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Wordless Wednesday: Birdzone in the LHJ Zone.

Diabetic Mommy By September 11, 2013 Tags: , , , 9 Comments

(Just a few words:  Ladies’ Home Journal contacted my family about featured Birdy’s Batman princess costume in their October issue, and here’s outcome of those discussions.  Birdy, upon seeing herself in a magazine:  “Batman is going to love this.”) You might also like: Wordless Wednesday: Diabetes Blog Search Terms. Wordless … Tuesday? Comfort Zone ———> Me Batman Princess.

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