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9 03, 2016

If Your Skin Could Talk? TriDerma’s Competition

By | 2017-08-01T03:15:01+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Diabetes Product Reviews|

If you attended any of my recent Diabetes Awareness Seminars, then you most likely got a chance to sample TriDerma's new Diabetes Defense Skin Care products. Here's an opportunity to get more of their products because you, yes YOU, have a chance to win. Information: Each time a customer writes a product review during the campaign, they will be entered [...]

26 02, 2016

My Struggle With Rice Dishes and The Plate Method

By | 2017-07-26T09:25:06+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Food|

I like the plate method and do my best to eat by it and the carb exchange method, but I have to admit that I also enjoy one pot rice dishes such as Yellow rice and chicken Chicken briyani Pepper steak rice stew Stir fry rice and many others. When it comes to counting carbs, I struggle with these types [...]

2 02, 2016

Pregnancy Weight Gain: Secret to Staying Under 20lbs

By | 2017-08-01T03:16:23+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Pregnancy, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss / Exercise|

Recently, I was asked "So, how long did it take you to lose your pregnancy weight?" I didn't think about it until then, but I actually lost my pregnancy weight at birth. I gained only 17lbs and my daughter was 7lbs. If you add the water weight, the extra blood in the body, and the after birth, I shed that [...]

1 12, 2015

Dry Skin, Diabetes, and TriDerma’s “Foot Revival” Cream

By | 2017-08-01T03:17:37+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Diabetes Product Reviews, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes|

I have always had dry skin, that's just my skin type. Some have oily, others have combination, I have dry. However, I never thought about how my skin might be drier because of diabetes, I simply thought it could be the harsher water or age or me not drinking enough water. But, after trying some of TriDerma products, I realize [...]

13 11, 2015

My Not-So Pinterest Pregnancy Announcement

By | 2017-08-01T03:21:26+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Pregnancy, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood|

Almost naturally, I found myself on Pinterest searching for "Pregnancy announcements" because I wanted my announcement to be "P.E.R.F.E.C.T." when I told my husband. I thought about telling him over dinner where instead of dessert on the tray, it would be the pregnancy news. Or perhaps a puzzle or scavenger hunt. While, I wasn't sure which one it would be, [...]

13 10, 2015

Deciding on Motherhood while Living with Type 2

By | 2017-07-27T03:11:36+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Pregnancy, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood|

I am not the type of woman that felt my life would be incomplete without experiencing motherhood. For most of my life, I would even say, "I don't want children." I didn't get a "tingling" feeling when passing the baby section in stores and "Baby Fever" was never something I caught. It was a distant thought but nothing that lingered [...]

14 05, 2015

DBlog Week Day 4–Changes

By | 2017-08-01T03:23:11+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Diabetes Blog Week Posts, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

Today's topic: What I would most like to see change about diabetes. That's an easy one for me. I would like for diabetes management to be more affordable. I was diagnosed while living in the United States and over the past four years I have had the privilege to benefit from access to diabetes care in two other countries and [...]

12 05, 2015

DBlog Week Day 2–What I Keep to Myself

By | 2017-07-26T10:30:35+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Diabetes Blog Week Posts, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

Today's topic is very interesting because if I tell you what I don't tell you, then I'm telling you. LOL However, in my most recent interview by Health Central that went live a few weeks ago (see it here) the thing that I've been keeping to myself is now public. Pregnancy and Diabetes. I read, with MUCH appreciation, Kim's and [...]

11 05, 2015

DBlog Week Day 1–I Can

By | 2017-07-26T10:31:04+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Diabetes Blog Week Posts, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

So, today is the kick off of the 6th annual DBlog Week and today's topic is "I CAN..." When I think of the I CAN theme, I think about my ability to integrate diabetes management into my life rather than have diabetes management take over my life. It's been 4 years since I was diagnosed and for the first year [...]

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