Posts tagged "health"

Justice Sonia Sotomayor: A woman to emulate

Justice Sonia Sotomayor: A woman to emulate
When I first heard about Chief Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s appointment to the Supreme Court, I was thrilled to say the least. If anything at all, I was thankful that a Latina  was speaking out about how her life would ultimately play a role in her decisions on the bench. Remember the chaos that surrounded that?... Read more »

The point of accepting your diabetes

The point of accepting your diabetes
OCTOBER! It’s been months since I’ve posted and I’m so sorry about that. I’ve been busy trying to get a company off the ground and also trying to manage all other aspects of my life. Wow, it’s been way too long. Good thing though, I have some great ideas for blogs just for my readers... Read more »

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 »
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Diabetes Friends: We're not alone!

Diabetes Friends: We're not alone!
You know how when you take your dog to the park and they see another dog, they get all excited and they start jumping on each other, sniffing and barking? Well, I hate to say this, but sometimes we folks with diabetes feel that way too, but humanly refuse to act on it. Last night,... Read more »

Diabetes superheroes save diabetics AND do stand up!

I was looking at a link my friend sent me about a Spanish woman who is a comic book artist. Then he said, “You should have someone draw you as a diabetic superhero.” That would be funny and fun all at the same time. So of course, searches ensued to find out if there was... Read more »

The search for someone who understands

The search for someone who understands
“She just doesn’t get it. I don’t think this is going to work out.” “He’s a nice guy, but I just don’t feel the same anymore.” There are just some things you don’t really think about until it’s staring your right in the face, or the person that you’re talking to brings it up as... Read more »
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Talking to people about diabetes is like direct marketing

Talking to people about diabetes is like direct marketing
Have you ever had the luxury of talking to salespeople who knock on your door at 10 a.m. or better yet, those folks who try to catch you on the street and attempt to lure you into a store, shop or beauty salon because they oh so kindly insult your hair and the coloring job?... 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 »

What in the Diabetes World?!

What in the Diabetes World?!
Hey everyone! So the past two weeks has been an eventful and crazy one. I have taken a new job and am now the Managing Editor at Extra Newspaper. It’s been tiring but exciting. Look for the boxes on your local street corners. Hopefully, there are papers in there! They get filled every Friday. I... Read more »
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If only people worked on their health as much as they work on beating down stereotypes.

If only people worked on their health as much as they work on beating down stereotypes.
Can we just take a second to laugh? That last blog and all the attention I got for it, was a fluke. I mean, FINALLY someone paid attention to something we, as a community, keep saying over and over and over again but it was on my diabetes blog. Like, what? A Facebook friend of... Read more »