#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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#WEGO @HAWCM What I Learned the Hard Way

April 17, 2012By 3 Comments

  Oh, to be all dewy-eyed and driving toward the cure. But then again, knowledge is power. In my 15 years of caring for, battling on behalf of and advocating endlessly for my child with diabetes, I’ve learned a lot, much of it “the hard way.” That’s not to say I’m bitter because I’m not. […]

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#WEGO #HAWMC Post Prompt: “My Best Day Ever,” It’s today!

April 16, 2012By 0 Comments

  When I was thinking ahead to the WEGO prompt of “Your Best Day Ever,” I was letting my imagination spin a tale: one that would happen down the road one day. Then a funny thing happened. My best day ever appeared, right in front of my face; right smack in the middle of my […]

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#WEGO Letter to My Sixteen Year Old Self

April 10, 2012By 0 Comments

I’ve been participating in the WEGO Health Activist’s Writer’s Challenge this month (Okay so not every single day, but still) Today’s prompt is to write a letter to your 16-year-old self. Oh, to know then what I know now. And to have now those abs I had then…… (and hey! WEGO folks — do I […]

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#WEGO #HAWMC Day Five: Random flickr picture

April 5, 2012By 1 Comment

    I am participating this week in the WEGO health writer challenge. Today’s assignment was to go to flickr and let it choose a random photo, then write about it. Here goes.   Riding – horseback riding – was a big part of Lauren’s growing up. And despite diabetes, she got out there and rode […]

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#WEGO #HAWMC Day Four: Why I Write About Health

April 4, 2012By 4 Comments

I am participating in the WEGO prompt week, along with other health bloggers from around the world. It’s pretty cool and you can follow it all at WEGO on twitter and on line! When Lauren was diagnosed on that autumn day almost exactly 14 and a half years ago, one of the first thing my […]

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WEGO HAWMC Day 3: Super Powers

April 3, 2012By 2 Comments

Admittedly, I am two days behind in the WEGO health blogging challenge. But those who know me well know I have a sad and acceptable reason to have missed a couple of days (saying goodbye to a D friend we lost this past week). I will be writing on the WEGO prompts this month, and […]

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