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May 19 2017

I am more than a “Diabetic Patient”

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It’s Diabetes Blog Week Day 5. Today’s Topic: More than diabetes, express yourself and other parts of who you are. This topic reminded me of something that happened recently. I was invited to participate in an event as one of the main speakers. They listed an array of accolades for the other speaker, but for …

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May 17 2017

I’d Wish You Get Your Risk Factors Straight

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Today is Day 3 of Diabetes Blog Week (#DBlogWeek) and today’s topic asks us to reflect upon a person who has passed judgement on us and envision them saying something differently. What would we have them say to us instead of what they actually said. Here I go… I can’t think of a particular person …

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May 16 2017

Unexpected Run-ins With Health Care

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It’s Diabetes Blog Week 2017 and I am excited to participate. It’s been a while since I successfully posted everyday of #DBlogWeek, but I am up for the challenge this year. Today’s Topic: Diabetes and the Unexpected When I think about the unexpected things that have happened to me since being diagnosed with diabetes, the …

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Apr 26 2017

Today is #IWishThatPeopleKnewDiabetes Day

I’m excited to participate in #IWishThatPeopleKnewDiabetes Day on April 26, 2017 I thought it would be fun to do it in a series of GIFs. 1. #IWishThatPeopleKnewDiabetes is the reason why I couldn’t go full term with my daughter. Not that something was wrong, I was induced at 38 weeks 6 days, just because I …

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Mar 31 2017

PillDrill: It Actually Helped Me Improve My A1C

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Disclaimer: I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. A few weeks ago, I received a box in the mail. I …

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Feb 15 2017

Celebrating 6 years of LIVING with Diabetes

Follow my blog with Bloglovin On February 15th I celebrated six years of living. When I was diagnosed with diabetes, the ink was was drying on the last page of my personal book of life. I was going into a coma. By the time I got to the ER, my vision was blurred, speech slurred, …

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Jan 15 2017

Advice for the Newly Diagnosed Type 2

In the past couple of months I have met a few people who are newly diagnosed or friends have shared with me that they have a relative or friend who is newly diagnosed and wanted to know how they help. To the Newly Diagnosed: Yes, having diabetes can be a scary, but it’s not a …

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Dec 23 2016

Tips to Handle Food Pushers

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The holiday season brings with it a lot of emotions. Some Good. Some Bad. And some are just Bothersome and Stressful. During the holidays, I find myself spending hours of mental energy building my reserve of comebacks specifically targeted towards FOOD PUSHERS. FOOD PUSHER: A person who insists on you having “a little of this” …

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Oct 30 2016

How To Help Someone When Low Blood Sugar Strikes

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This month, I competed in the Pink Ladies Game Day Challenge with three of my sorority sisters for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We had a BLAST! We played tug-o-war, changed a car tire, relay raced, paddle boarded, and more. It was a team challenge competition and although we didn’t win best costume, it wasn’t because …

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Aug 06 2016

Support My 100lbs Weight Loss

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I can’t believe I am even writing “Support my 100lbs weight loss” because when I started my journey, I never imagined this could be possible. I am 15lbs away from losing 100lbs in 10 years. In 2006, I went to Paris for the first time. I wanted to buy some jeans that had enough leg …

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