DBlog Week (2011)-Ten Things I Hate About You, Diabetes

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Today’s post is from 2011’s Dblog week: Having a positive attitude is important . . . but let’s face it, diabetes isn’t all sunshine and roses (or glitter and unicorns, for that matter).  So today let’s vent by listing ten things about diabetes that we hate.  Make them funny, make them sarcastic, make them serious, […]


DBlog Week (2012)-What They Should Know

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This is my 100th post-woohoo!   I’ve had a lot of fun writing my blog and one of the most fun weeks was Diabetes Blog week back in May.  I enjoyed writing the posts based on topics already assigned and I enjoyed reading everyone’s answers.  When I participated this past May, it was the fourth […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Diabetes Wild Kingdom Wildcard

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  What is the ideal diabetes service animal? Think beyond the obvious and be creative in explaining why your choice is a good one. For example, maybe a seal would make a good service animal – it flaps its flippers and barks every time you get a good blood sugar reading! I am not being […]


Diabetes Blog Week-Wild Card day-Dream Diabetes Device

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Back by popular demand, let’s revisit this prompt from last year! Tell us what your fantasy diabetes device would be? Think of your dream blood glucose checker, delivery system for insulin or other meds, magic carb counter, etc etc etc. The sky is the limit – what would you love to see? I wrote articles […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Spread the Love

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Diabetes Blog Week started on Monday, May 13th and went through Sunday, May 19th.  I was able to post each day through Saturday and then I left for the beach so I missed out on posting the final day-Sunday.  Sunday’s topic was Spread the Love: As another Diabetes Blog Week draws to a close, let’s […]


Diabetes Blog Week-Diabetes Art

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Here is today’s topic: This year Diabetes Art moves up from the Wildcard choices as we all channel our creativity with art in the broadest sense. Do some “traditional” art like drawing, painting, collage or any other craft you enjoy. Or look to the literary arts and perhaps write a d-poem or share and discuss […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Freaky Friday

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Just like in the movie, today we’re doing a swap. If you could switch chronic diseases, which one would you choose to deal with instead of diabetes? And while we’re considering other chronic conditions, do you think your participation in the DOC has affected how you treat friends and acquaintances with other medical conditions? I admit […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Accomplishments Big and Small

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We don’t always realize it, but each one of us had come a long way since diabetes first came into our life. It doesn’t matter if it’s been 5 weeks, 5 years or 50 years, you’ve done something outstanding diabetes-wise. So today let’s share the greatest accomplishment you’ve made in terms of dealing with your […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Memories

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Today we’re going to share our most memorable diabetes day. You can take this anywhere…. your or your loved one’s diagnosis, a bad low, a bad high, a big success, any day that you’d like to share. I have gone back and forth on what my most memorable day with diabetes would be.  Obviously my […]


Diabetes Blog Week – We, The Undersigned

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Back to my regularly scheduled Diabetes Blog Week post-Day 2-We, The Undersigned. Recently various petitions have been circulating the Diabetes Online Community, so today let’s pretend to write our own. Tell us who you would write the petition to – a person, an organization, even an object (animate or inanimate) – get creative!! What are you […]