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The Sweet Grace of "Trim Healthy Mamas"

My copy of Trim Healthy Mama arrived this week and I have been reading it as fast as I can. Having read my share of diet books, I know the grammar and can maneuver through the terrain pretty quickly. 554 more words

Stories Of Home

This week has been really difficult for me. Not only am I constantly thinking about and worrying about my blood sugar, what I’m eating, how much insulin I need, or whether or not I have time to exercise, I’ve also been stressed to the max with my job. 304 more words

Low Glucose

Tonight is the second night for me that my Glucose levels have been lower than normal.  My daily average over the last two days has been 104 but the dips at night are kind of scary to me.   221 more words

Canada: Home Of The World’s First Miracle Drug

I would wager that most people didn’t know diabetes is one of the top 10 killers worldwide. I would bet most didn’t realize that last year diabetes killed more people than breast cancer. 1,401 more words

Turning Negatives into Positives

Today I am feeling pretty sorry for myself. In the past 3 weeks I have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I didn’t get a place in the dance company that I applied for (the attitude of director indicates that wasn’t happy with said diagnosis), I am having negative feelings towards said person and I have a truck load of uni work to do. 689 more words


Sugar: The Bitter Truth

University of California Television (UCTV)

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin.


HAIKU -- 04172014

HAIKU — 04172014

five dewdrops of blood

each day —life tested…found



NOTE: Diabetes, Type II, Insulin dependent. Just another day passing through. 8 more words