NO BAD DIABETICS

In 1931, Mahatma Ghandi gave a speech during which he uttered the phrase, a nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. I think this idea is also applicable to the communities we create. Like the diabetes community. Currently swirling around our seemingly picturesque landscape of pancreas-challenged folx are some terribly nasty […]

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HIGH AND FRIGHT-Y

It is a holiday. But my husband had to work. So we did the typical barbecue thing as a late lunch/really-early supper. Before he goes in to manage a bunch of teenagers who will inevitably be harassed by the drunken public. Before, during and after the fireworks displays. Stupidly I neglected to eat breakfast. I […]

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MISS REPRESENTATION

How we see ourselves in the world has a lot to do with if we see ourselves in the world. The world is a fast paced social media-centric place nowadays. And a lot of what we deem to be normal and/or acceptable comes from pages and/or screens. Pages and screens that are created using sweeping […]

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SHITTY SECURITY SHENANIGANS

Our ability to travel has changed several times over the last few thousand years. Once we walked everywhere, then domesticated animals carried us, then boats and carts. Eventually, we had planes, trains and automobiles (see what I did there?). Invention has created the opportunity for more of us to see more of the world. With […]

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BY THE POWER OF POD

When something unexpected happens adjustments are necessary. Sometimes an entire revamp needs to happen. Other times the slightest shift in a new direction is all it takes to find your footing again. My diagnosis took me by surprise and threw me for a loop. It forced me to reimagine my post-secondary plans and that left […]

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DEAR DIABETES

** In an effort to be wholly transparent and honest, I want you to know this was previously posted on my other blog (A Soul is a Resilient Thing). Chronological mentions are not accurate – “today” is actually March 26, 2019. ** Dear Diabetes, It was 20 years ago today, my pancreas lost the drive […]

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REALABETES

** In an effort to be wholly transparent and honest, I want you to know a version of this was previously posted on my other blog (A Soul is a Resilient Thing), however, it has been altered. Also, chronological mentions are not necessarily accurate, meaning yesterday wasn’t yesterday but in fact several yesterdays ago…make sense? […]

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