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Merry Christmas to all those who’ve touched my life this year. My Christmas wish is for your family to enjoy the holiday season and be blessed with a happy and healthy New Year! I pray for happiness and joy throughout 2011. Thank you for being part of my life and may next year be even better!
Recently, a diabetic acquaintance (which I highly recommend reading) shared her experiences with caffeine. She said it adversely affected her blood sugar levels. Caffeine happens to be one of the things I get out of bed for in the morning. I’m a self-admitted Starbucks junkie. A colleague and I make regular runs to the nearest one. So […]
How many pushpins? In this jar, there are about 300 pushpins. Each pushpin represents a finger stick or an insulin shot for just one month of my life as a type 1 diabetic. That’s right, 300 sticks a month… and I’ve had diabetes for nearly 17 years. You do the math on that one. (And […]
Last week was pretty tough as someone very special to me lost her 13-year battle to breast cancer. The day of her funeral, The Huntsville Times printed the paper on pink paper as a way of bringing awareness to breast cancer. Her funeral fell on Oct. 1, the beginning of breast cancer awareness month. Talk […]
I spent a brief part of this morning wiping tears from my eyes. Initially, the tears fell because of a sweet story I read. Then, the tears fell because of a sad story I read. Ultimately, the tears fell as I thought about my mother and everything she has done for me in this life, […]