Category Archives: Diabetes Blog Week

Brekkie

I intended to post this last Friday for Day 5 of (the now past) Diabetes Blog Week, but life got in the way. “Write a post documenting what you eat in a day! Feel free to add links to recommended … Continue reading

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Deferents and Epicycles

Hey, we’re halfway through Diabetes Blog Week 2015! So far so good. I’ve been doing my best to write to the prompts this year, but I think I’ve taken a few liberties. Anyway, I think I stuck close today. “Today … Continue reading

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In the Cupboard

Here we go: day 3 of Diabetes Blog Week. “Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out. What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out? This can be an actual physical belonging, or … Continue reading

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A Secret Is Something You Tell Another Person

On today’s installment of 2015 Diabetes Blog Week, we talk about secrets. “Many of us share lots of aspects of our diabetes lives online for the world to see. What are some of the aspects of diabetes that you choose … Continue reading

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If You’re Here, You’re Awesome.

Hey, hey! It’s Diabetes Blog Week again. Last year I missed it, but I’m going to try my best this year. “Lets kick things off this year by looking at the positive side of our lives with diabetes. What have … Continue reading

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Siri, Tell Me about the Ultimate Diabetes Device

Diabetes Blog Week is technically over, but I still want to write about one of the topics: my dream diabetes device. I — In the past I’ve written about wanting an application that integrates all my current diabetes paraphernalia, my Carelink account, … Continue reading

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Shhh…

I should be writing today’s Diabetes Blog Week post about my ultimate diabetes device, but I really need to go to bed in a few minutes. Tomorrow I’m leaving Milford around 5AM to drive an hour to the start of … Continue reading

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I Want that other Kind of “Diabetes”

Diabetes Blog Week gets a little freaky this Friday . .  and frankly a little uncomfortable if taken seriously. “If you could switch chronic diseases, which one would you choose to deal with instead of diabetes?” Comparing chronic illnesses and wishing that … Continue reading

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Biggest accomplishment? No big deal.

Today’s Diabetes Blog Week posts encourage us to “share the greatest accomplishment you’ve made in terms of dealing with your (or your loved one’s) diabetes.” I won’t lie, my biggest accomplishment with diabetes is still a work in progress. It’s … Continue reading

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Remembering the Desert

Memories are the focus of today’s Diabetes Blog Week posts. Until recently, my most memorable day with diabetes would have been the day of my diagnosis 13+ years ago. It was such a life-changing event—cleanly separating my memories into before … Continue reading

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Cats: The Perfect Diabetes Service Animal

Today, the second day of Diabetes Blog Week, prompts us to think about petitions for diabetes. (For some context on why this is relevant to the community, read the DiabetesMine article.) I’m not really a big fan of petitions, so … Continue reading

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The Truth Comes Out

It’s here! Diabetes Blog Week has arrived again, and it’s time to let someone else help me figure out what to write about here. Today, we pretend that our health care providers are reading what we write. What would we … Continue reading

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Team of Heroes

Here it is: the last day of this year’s Diabetes Blog Week. It’s been a good selection of topics, and I’ve enjoyed reading everyone’s posts. Today, we talk about heroes. I’m going to confess that I don’t really have any … Continue reading

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Working Out the Highs

Today in Diabetes Blog Week is snapshot day. Last year I had a lot of fun with this when I was in DC. This year, I’m being a little more traditional. Friends, I have been having the worst period of … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose Just Is

Wow, time has flown by! Diabetes Blog Week is almost over. Today’s prompt: “What is one thing you would tell someone that doesn’t have diabetes about living with diabetes?” I feel like I should have something profound to say here, … Continue reading

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