This post is special to me, and is about a young man who took a stand. My dream is that we will get this to circulate so much and gather so many positive comments for him in the comments section … Continue reading Meet A.J.: The boy who faced down bullying about diabetes like the Super Hero he is
I don’t even remember how I found out about it, since I’m new to cycling. I think I may have just been google searching to find supported rides in the greater Boston area. In any case, this past Sunday morning … Continue reading What I learned in my JDRF Ride to Cure Training, Part 4: (The one where good friends remind me they are still here)
The following is a guest blog written by my daughter with diabetes, Lauren. Lauren is a junior at George Mason University studying Political Communications. She had an interesting meeting with Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney, then the Governor of Massachusetts, a … Continue reading An open letter to Governor Romney: What about medical research?
It was driven into my head during the very first days we experienced life with diabetes (or life knowing diabetes was with us now. I still think if I’d been a more astute mom she could have been diagnosed three … Continue reading Using Words Wisely: They Really Do Matter
Some people need to be smacked on the head. Over and over and over. Before they get it. Count me as one of them. As anyone who reads this blog knows, I’ve been training hard to do the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes since, oh, late April. When I started, I’d not been on a bike in about 25 years. The first day I rode I only did about four miles and then told a cyclist friend I was wheezing and worried I “had allergies.” She ROFLOL’ed at me and said, “That’s not called allergies, Moira. That’s called not being … Continue reading What I Learned in my JDRF Ride Training, Part 3: The one where I bonk and cry and then regroup (just like life!)
A note to my readers: Lauren turned 21 on Sept. 2. She is off Facebook for a month because of a leadership role she has taken on in her sorority. So she’s not getting all that on line facebook love … Continue reading A Happy Birthday Message to my Daughter With D: What I’ve learned from you