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Destined to meet you

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a Public Relations Society of American dinner for the Suburban chapter of Chicago. It was a great event where I had the opportunity to meet various public relations professionals as well as those who are involved in various communication professions. I sat down after meeting those who... Read more »

"Sick" means something different when you have diabetes.

"Sick" means something different when you have diabetes.
The gracious Halloween holiday came and went and I didn’t have to fumble with high blood sugars. Score! I got a candy apple, had a lot of cheese and veggies at a small get together that a friend of mine had. Fantabulous! My, my how time has gone by and I have not had a... Read more »

The Burn Out

The Burn Out
When you do something for too long or you try to keep something up over an extended period of time, there’s nothing like taking a step back and relaxing once in a while, right? We’ve all done it, trying to diet, exericse or just be nice to people. Ok, I digress. But many times people... Read more »
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Inspirational living

Inspirational living
So the topic of inspiration came up on Facebook. Yes, Facebook. It was a blogger’s discussion about what makes us want to write and the difference between motivation and inspiration. I began thinking about what inspired me to write. Especially on this blog, my inspiration comes from those around me. They come from the desire... Read more »

Pump hacking is now in service

Pump hacking is now in service
So over the weekend I heard one of the most bizzare things: People can hack into insulin pumps. Ok, I blinked. A few times. Does this mean anything to me? Jerome Radcliffe, a person with diabetes himself, showed how to hack into an insulin pump at a tech conference. I got a tweet concerning this as well... Read more »

20 Years of Lolla and I'm covering it!

20 Years of Lolla and I'm covering it!
Lollapalooza is coming. It’s looming over us. On Facebook, on Twitter, on TWITFACE it is there! Ok, so it’s not that daunting. In fact, it’s exciting. I mean, Foo Fighters? Muse? A Perfect Circle? Coldplay? Can you ask for much more? I mean, it isn’t every day that you can catch all these great acts... Read more »
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Is it really a fight to the death?

Is it really a fight to the death?
The more I’ve been looking at ads and such for diabetes, the more I’ve looked at the words that are used when talking about the disease/disorder. Some people call it an uphill battle. Ok, I’ll give you that. Others say that it’s a fight? Nah, that one doesn’t really apply to me. But my question... Read more »