September DSMA Blog Carnival

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The September DSMA Blog Carnival prompt is: In the diabetes online community we tend to have most of our conversations with other people with diabetes or with their caregivers.  But in our online world, others are able to interact with us if they choose to.  This month let’s look back to the August 7th chat […]




10 Day Clean Eating Challenge

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Yesterday, I completed the 10 Day Clean Eating Challenge.  I began the challenge last Sunday, September 8th.  The purpose of the challenge is to try and eat clean for 10 days, which means essentially nothing out of a box, nothing processed.  A quick summary of the challenge: Eating 5-6 small meals per day Include whole […]


JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

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Yesterday was the Central Virginia JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes.  It was a beautiful day out (although a tad warm in the direct sunlight) and there was a great crowd. The Central Virginia chapter did a great job organizing the walk.  This was my second year doing the walk and like last year, it was […]


DBlog Week (2011)-Awesome Things-Friday

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Ending my DBlog week catch up week with a post from 2011.   What better way to end the DBlog week catch up week than with an Awesome Things Friday :). In February the #dsma blog carnival challenged us to write about the most awesome thing we’d done DESPITE diabetes.  Today let’s put a twist […]


DBlog Week (2011) Letter Writing Day

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Continuing on with my post from yesterday, today’s topic is from 2011’s DBlog week: In February the Wego Blog Carnival asked participants to write letters to their condition.  You can write a letter to diabetes if you’d like, but we can also take it one step further.  How about writing a letter to a fictional […]


DBlog Week (2012)-Diabetes Hero

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Continuing with DBlog week catch up week, today’s post is from 2012: Let’s end our week on a high note and blog about our “Diabetes Hero”.  It can be anyone you’d like to recognize or admire, someone you know personally or not, someone with diabetes or maybe a Type 3.  It might be a fabulous […]