Tag: Friends for Life

CWD Friends for Life 2013: My own personal take-aways (the one with fast-talking, handstands and emeralds)

July 17, 2013By 7 Comments

If you are anywhere on the internets where the Type 1 diabetes community lives, you heard of Friends for Life this past week. If you weren’t you need to listen up. Because really, Diabetes Mom Stacey Nagle has it right when she calls it the “Woodstock of diabetes.” The love, the excitement, the entertainment, the […]

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On World Diabetes Day: Thank you to YOU — the difference makers

November 14, 2012By 5 Comments

Today is World Diabetes Day. Around the globe, people are wearing blue to celebrate and mark the day. Landmark buildings will be awash in blue light tonight. Seminars are being held. At kitchen counters across America and around the world, parents are drawing up vials of insulin or pushing buttons on insulin pumps and thinking […]

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Friends For Life Part 1: My personal start

July 9, 2012By 19 Comments

I’m not a huge fan of writing about me, me, me. But I just feel like I have to share this. I promise the next post this week will be all about FFL from soup to nuts! It was the first Friday of December and my husband and I were driving through the bitter dark […]

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Hey D Families: It’s time for a Diabetes Vacation for the Caretakers. No guilt allowed.

June 25, 2012By 4 Comments

There’s something I say often, and I truly believe it: I can never take time off from continuing to work toward a better life and a cure for diabetes, because – put simply – my daughter never gets a moment off. But that’s not entirely true about me. Because over the years, I’ve learned a […]

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