Just write

It’s a long story (that’s what happens when you haven’t posted in eleven and a half months), but I was on a 36 hour round trip adventure with my mom to Southern California and back and we needed something to listen to on the drive when we got sick of Christmas carols. I suppose I should mention that this was about a month ago. I typically listen to podcasts on long drives, but most of them are serialized (unintentional Serial pun) so it wouldn’t really be fair to my mom to make her listen. Instead, I downloaded the audio version … Continue Reading →

What’s my motivation

(almost called this post – We don’t need no stinkin’ badges) I hope I’m not the only person who remembers the Sprite commercial from the early 90s about motivation. Along with my diaversary, I just passed my one year anniversary of moving across the country. When I left Florida I weighed about 25 pounds more than when I had arrived there 7 years before. Over that amount of time it doesn’t seem like a lot of weight, but I got to a place where I was just not comfortable (or happy). Slowly but surely I am making my way back … Continue Reading →

A few shots. Snapshots.

Today’s Diabetes Blog Week topic was inspired by the diabetes365 project. Well, I am actually attempting that project this year, so today seems like a perfect place to share my progress. I have completed 138 days, which means there are only 227 days to go. If you want to see the details of any of the pictures, you can find them all on this page.

One day at a time

It’s Diabetes Blog Week – a great awareness event created and organized by Karen who writes the Bitter-Sweet Diabetes Blog. She has put together an amazing list of participants so this week you have an opportunity to get over 90 perspectiveson a single topic every day this week! Unbelievable! Our assignment for today was to describe a day in the life of diabetes. I noticed on Twitter last night (Sunday) that a lot of people were having trouble coming up with what to write. I was relieved to find out I wasn’t the only one. I think part of the … Continue Reading →