Archive for July, 2011

In Honor of Jesse: A Virtual call to action

July 25, 2011By 7 Comments
In Honor of Jesse: A Virtual call to action

There are people in your life who are solid. And then there are people in your life who are just plain Rock Solid (Caps intended). For me, one of the most inspirational, funny, determined, honest, hard-working and brave people I’ve ever known is Michelle Page Alswager. And today, my request of all my friends is […]

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Helping the mom in need: Quick update

July 15, 2011By 1 Comment
Helping the mom in need: Quick update

Hello on line community. Can I just say: You. Guys. Rock. Just got a call from the Senate President. They are going to look into helping the mom out. More later but .  . . our power cannot be denied! Thank you, thank you. I’ll update in more detail when I know more.

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A call to action: Help this mom and help all parents

July 14, 2011By 5 Comments
A call to action: Help this mom and help all parents

It’s a call to action day again. Please read below and take the action I request at the end. Let’s see if we cannot show this mom – and the world – the right way to help families in need with diabetes. Please read, share and respond. I met Deborah* (not her real name) about […]

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Guest Post: My Daughter Speaks Out. Some honesty and a request for advice

July 11, 2011By 27 Comments
Guest Post: My Daughter Speaks Out. Some honesty and a request for advice

The following guest post arrived in my email box the other morning with a note to me that read “Mom. Please read this carefully and make it sound better.” Lauren, I didn’t need to change a word. I was sitting in work today doing the kind of work that requires focus, but allows your mind […]

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