Archive for April, 2012

The Cynic and the Whale

April 30, 2012By 6 Comments

  This is the story of the Cynic and the Whale. I ask you to put your own cynicism aside and let me know what you think.   Okay, I’m no big believer in all those “out there” things, like clairvoyance and soothsaying and all that. I was raised a cynic (by a civil engineer […]

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Foreshadowing and my child: Hints about how this life would go

April 29, 2012By 5 Comments

Okay I was short the other day, so now you’re gonna pay! Just kidding. Kind of. I hope this story interests you. And when you are done, please share your “hints of greatness” you’ve seen in your child, loved one or yourself before D-world welcomed you aboard.   Some D-Moms were asking one another an […]

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Twist on a Meme: My take on this life

April 27, 2012By 2 Comments

  Just a short one today (I bet you’ll thank me for that!) I have been reading the meme a lot of D-Moms and D-Dads are sharing right now on the challenges of that role. It’s heartbreaking and beautiful. I decided to put my twist on it because I do think that while we all […]

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It’s Thirsty Thursday! Win a Road to the Cure collectible!

April 26, 2012By 0 Comments

That’s right: It’s THIRSTY THURSDAY!! That means you can donate to my ride to cure diabetes effort and have a chance to win again today! Thirsty Thursday is a weekly one-day extra fundraiser — all you have to do is donate $10 (or more is a…lways welcome!!) today and you will be entered to win. […]

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Visit me over at

April 25, 2012By 0 Comments

Hi guys Allergy Blogger Jen has posted my guest blog on Diabetes 101 over there. Take a visit HERE. I know there is only one graph on Type 2, and sorry for that. I had to limit my words and chose to focus on what Type 1 is and mention Type 2 and a few […]

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Cruise the ocean, learn to sail an historic schooner; all while helping cure diabetes!

April 23, 2012By 3 Comments

  Okay here it is, BIG NEWS…. And I am so very excited about this. I am hoping to get LOTS of shares on this – and maybe even a few other bloggers out there willing to share the story and interview me so we can make this hit big. This is an incredible opportunity […]

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Update on blogger: Retraction, apology, admiration for the DOC and an offer to help educate

April 23, 2012By 9 Comments

  How great is that? On Saturday, I posted about an allergy blogger who dissed the Type 1 Diabetes world with an inane comment. On diabetes forums all over, folks were talking about how they’d submitted comments and not had them approved. So I blogged about it, collected the comments and posted it to her […]

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Blogger insults diabetes world and refuses to respond. Time to send a message!

April 21, 2012By 41 Comments

When you decide to become a writer, be you a newspaper reporter, magazine feature writer, author or, yes, blogger, you are accepting the fact that the world has the right to judge you. No matter what you write about – and particularly when it’s opinion (most blogging really is like the old “op edit” pieces […]

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#WEGO #HAWMC Prompt: “Miracle Cure.” Not happening here.

April 20, 2012By 4 Comments

    First of all, do not accuse me of not having a sense of humor. Anyone who has ever met me knows that’s about all I truly do have (ha ha!) But when I read the prompt for today’s health activist writer’s challenge I’ve been participating in, the hair stood up on the back […]

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It’s Thirsty Thursday: Contest time! Act fast and win!

April 19, 2012By 0 Comments

It’s Thirsty Thursday and now you have a way of celebrating that AND making a difference — starting this week, I’ll offer a “Thirsty Thursday” prize each week. All you have to do is donate *at least* $10 to my ride to cure diabetes effort today and tonight you’ll be in the running to win! […]

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