I will probably say this every time, but I just want to say thank you again to all the people who nominated blog posts this month. Thank you also to those of you who wrote posts this month – whether they were nominated or not.
I was reminded these past few days about how important each one of our voices are to this community. Never doubt whether anyone cares what you have to say. I guarantee that there is someone out there who is waiting for your words. This community cannot exist without each and everyone one of us.
Please enjoy the links below for some of the best representations of the diabetes online community. The giveaway winners are included at the end of the post.
Best Use of Humor
Best Use of Photography
Best Story of a D Meet-up
Best non-D Related Post
Best story of a D-mistake
Best Post by a Type 1
Best Post by a Type 2
Best Post by a Type Awesome
Best Post by a LADA/ Type 1.5/ Not otherwise specified
Best Motivational Post
Best Diabetes Art
(I don’t think we have ever had someone have a post featured in more than one category in a month, but Karen’s posts were the most frequently nominated posts EVER!)
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Medtronic Diabetes gave Best ‘Betes Blogs ten Lenny the Lion stuffed animals to give away in acknowledgement of all the great work in the diabetes online community. Nine people have nominated posts this month, so the following people will receive their own Lenny the Lion.
If your name appears in the nominations list above, click on the envelope at the top of the right-hand column to send me your mailing address which I will forward to Medtronic Diabetes. Congratulations and thank you for your contribution!
Please check out the links for these blogs that were also nominated:
Diabetes Daily Voices
The Princess and the Pump
Every Day Every Hour Every Minute
Our Diabetic Life
Six Until Me
La Osita’s Weblog
As you read blogs during the month, take note of any posts that you think are a perfect example of one of the categories listed above (please no self-nominations). Email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a DM to the Best of the ‘Betes Blogs twitter account (@bestbetesblogs) with your nominations.