Working from Home

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On Tuesday, I wrote about what my dream diabetes job would be.  I do feel pretty fortunate because in my current job, I am able to work from home so I have the flexibility to write my blog and take care of my son.  One other perk from working from home is that my diabetes doesn’t […]


Diabetes Daily!

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I’m excited to announce that Diabetes Daily will be featuring some of my blog posts on their site!  I’m not actually writing for Diabetes Daily but my posts will be in syndication on their website.  I’ll have 2-3 articles re-published per month (putting pressure on that I can write some good articles to share which […]


2nd Blog Anniversary!!

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Today marks the second anniversary of my blog! This has been one of the smartest things I have ever done. Writing this blog has had such an impact on my life in just two short years. I’ve written over 200 posts (this is my 217th to be exact), received almost 30,000 views and had people take the time to comment on my posts over 800 times.



2013 was a good year

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2013 was a good year. In 2013, I… Achieved my first ever A1C BELOW SEVEN (which was also a NY’s resolution-Check!)!! Ran my first 5k. Ran my first 8k. Ran my first 10k. Ran my first 10 miler. Ran my first half marathon. Completed my first triathlon. “Celebrated” 20 years with diabetes. Received recognition from […]


20 Years with Diabetes

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20 years ago today, this happened: My pediatrician obviously had the best doctor’s handwriting but I can make out some of the words.  I can read urinating and drinking a lot, lost 11 pounds in 4 months, no appetite and Diabetes Mellitus.  Yep-check, check, check and check.  I was rushed to the hospital and my […]



First Diabetic Meet-up

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Yesterday, I had my first “meet-up” with fellow Type 1 diabetics in the Richmond area.  As I said on Friday, a girl (Emily) from Insulindependence contacted me and another girl in the Richmond area to get together.  She has just moved to Virginia from the NY area where she was pretty involved with their chapter. […]


Richmond and Type 1 Diabetes

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A little over a year ago I moved to Richmond, VA.  I grew up in Richmond but went away for college (Virginia Tech) and then moved away after graduating (Northern VA).  Last August, my husband and I moved back to my hometown. Growing up in Richmond, I never encountered any diabetics.  I went my whole […]