Posts tagged "Type 1 diabetes"

The beeping, I can't take the beeping

I get in my car. First of all, I can’t stand the snow. Yeah, it’s pretty and all that stuff, but I can’t take the snow. It’s dirty and wet. It make my car slide all over the place; causes wet floors and me (with no balance) almost killing myself, or better yet, bruising something... Read more »

How to be involved in #WhereThePumpAreYou?

How to be involved in #WhereThePumpAreYou?
When we created this, I immediately thought of the move “Up in the Air.” You’ll understand why in a second. Yesterday, I sat with some pretty insightful media folks on a committee to help the American Diabetes Association’s Chicago chapter launch its social media campaign for the Expo in April. If you don’t know, the... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Always plugged in #FirstWorldProblems

Always plugged in #FirstWorldProblems
So I have a hard time sleeping. For those of you who have followed my blog before, or even read a few, you’ll know that I have had a continuous glucose monitoring sensor (CGMS) for a few months now. It looks like a little shell and is taped to my side, usually away from my... Read more »
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I'm better because I'm both

I'm better because I'm both
This falls in line with a lot of different things, doesn’t it? The title of the blog, I mean. But in my case, I’m better because I’m a lot of things. Where is this coming from? Well, Latina Smart asked me if I’d like to be featured on their next Twitter party. Are you serious, I... Read more »

Educación in an idioma you understand

Educación in an idioma you understand
People call me Kiki because of my Twitter handles, not because they’ve known me forever. Only my family and life-long friends know me as Kiki, so hearing my name out there is sometimes kind of weird. I feel like I should be closer to the folks that call me Kiki, but I’m not. Anyway, I... Read more »

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 »
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Bilingual Blog | Google Hangout for the pancreatically challenged & amigos!

Bilingual Blog | Google Hangout for the pancreatically challenged & amigos!
Hola a todos! So, en vez de solamente contestar las preguntas que unos amigos me hicieron sobre Facebook, I’m going to host a Google Hangout para hablar sobre las respuestas que tengo. That’s right, a chill Google Hangout from the comfort of your own home will take place next Thursday, a las 8 p.m. CDT.... Read more »