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November is Diabetes Awareness Month but I just can’t get behind it this year. There’s plenty of great advocacy and causes out there — I totally support the Big Blue Test and World Diabetes Day and all the efforts to get the media to get diabetes facts right in their reporting. 272 more words

Living With Diabetes

You take care of kids. Who takes care of you?

You got into youth work because you just love working with kids. Seeing the spark in their eyes when they learn something new, being the consistent presence for kids whose lives have little or no consistency, helping parents be their best selves for the sake of their kids—these types of experiences are your inspiration. 326 more words


Chapter 32: Soul

“You did.”

George turned. “Who…?”

The old man from the train stepped into the cavern. At least, George thought it was him. He looked exactly the same, but he seemed younger, more confident in his stride. 1,050 more words

Rumor's Block


Inevitably, this is what happens to me when I go on a productivity binge. The difference this month is that I had NaNoWriMo as an excuse to go all out, because hey, look, there’s a whole website/organization dedicated to other people doing this crazy thing too! 440 more words


Weekend Retreat Has Ended

I had only been awake for an hour and a half and was already feeling tired. I started to reiterated the question my partner and I were asking the previous evening, “do we really want another child?” 390 more words


Die Tribute von Ahnen

Die in meinem Leben einzige signifikante Konstante, der ich mich immer vertrauensvoll zuwandte, wenn ich mich mal verrannte und dachte es ging nicht schlimmer, war stets meine Tante obwohl ich sie kaum kannte. 206 more words