Tag Archives // advocacy

Dog Food Soup

July 2, 2013 // D-Nonsense // 8 Comments

Marker. Brand. Name. Characterization. Classification. Hallmark. Identification. Number. Stamp. Sticker. Tag. Ticket. Trademark. Type. What do these things have in common? They are all labels. Each and every one of us makes our way in a world that is riddled […]

To The Moon and Back

May 14, 2013 // Dblog Week // 6 Comments

It’s the 4th Annual Diabetes Blog Week! If you want to participate, or if you want to see what other diabetes bloggers have to say about the daily topics over the next few days, head over to Karen’s blog at […]

Don’t Just Do Nothing

July 9, 2012 // Friends For Life // 6 Comments

Last Thursday morning officially kicked off the Friends For Life 2012 conference program. Appropriately, for me, it started with a plate full of bacon. I love breakfast any time, but I especially love breakfast at Friends For Life. Imagine being […]

Diabetes Supreme

June 28, 2012 // Advocacy // 3 Comments

Today there is cause for people with type 1 diabetes and other pre-existing conditions to celebrate. The Supreme Court ruling confirms that people with diabetes (PWDs) will retain protection from insurance discrimination, and parents can rest easier knowing that their […]

MTV True Life: I Have Diabetes…and Support

January 20, 2012 // Advocacy // 8 Comments

So I’m a day late, but I watched the MTV True Life: I Have Diabetes episode last night, and I have a confession… I didn’t hate it. The first thing some folks may want to jump on is that MTV […]

2012 Goals & Resolutions

January 2, 2012 // Goals // 4 Comments

Last year I put together a post of some of the things that I wanted to accomplish in 2011. My first goal was to get my A1C under 6.2. At my last three endo visits, my A1C was 5.6, 5.7, […]

Progress Takes Time

November 28, 2011 // NHBPM // 5 Comments

National Health Blog Post Month, Day 28: Say WHAT?! What’s the most ridiculous thing you’ve heard about health or your condition? Was there any context? What did you think at the time you heard it – and what do you […]

100 and World Diabetes Day

November 16, 2011 // NHBPM // 5 Comments

Monday, November 14, was World Diabetes Day. All around the world people were wearing blue, sharing their stories with diabetes, advocating and increasing awareness, and even lighting landmarks blue. Here in Florida, the city of Orlando changed a number of […]

Elevator Speech

November 14, 2011 // NHBPM // No Comments

National Health Blog Post Month, Day 14: Elevator blog. If you were in an elevator with someone and they asked you about your blog, what would you tell them? My blog is my perspective on living with diabetes, including random […]

Growing The DOC

November 10, 2011 // NHBPM // 5 Comments

National Health Blog Post Month, Day 10: The future of online activism. Our favorite social media sites are constantly undergoing renovations to become quicker to navigate, easier to interact with, all encompassing, mobile, and everywhere. Imagine the same thing about […]

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