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What a First Year!

Wow, that went fast. Today begins my second year and it is hard to believe that it was just one year ago I hit the ‘publish’ button and my first daily writing was posted.  A whole year.  I have written columns for years at dLife, but a year ago started my daily writings and it has been […]

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A Mom Writes to Her Parents. Grand Parents; THE MOST Forgotten of All!!!!!!

I received this letter recently that was written over a year ago.  “Di’ shared it with me about two weeks ago.  Read it, it says it all. Dear Mom and Dad, I saw the look in your eyes today. I’m sorry that I did not have as much time as I would have liked to spend […]

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A Woman Attempts Something Insane…Proving that Diabetes Will Not Win….And We Love Her for It!

Why do they do it? Why, despite their diabetes, to individuals choose to laugh in the face of challenges and do the unthinkable? Why do they climb mountains, ride bikes on death-defying terrain, undertake insane miles of running-riding-swimming in one outing, play professional sports, and push themselves beyond the limit of both exhaustion and imagination? Yesterday, […]

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I Know What (many of) You Did Last Summer……and Many More Should Do It This Year Too!!!!

It was about this time 13 years ago; perhaps a tad earlier, perhaps in the final weeks of the year before.  I read in a chat room that a woman was heading to Florida with her family and if anyone wanted to meet there, to let her know.  This was not any chat room.  It was a […]

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WOW! What an Inspiring Story…….Share this With Everyone You Know.

No one cares, I am all alone.  How many times have we all felt that feeling?  Our families do not understand, our schools do not understand, our friends do not understand, and on and on and on. Wendy Rose, who is very well-known in the Diabetes Online Community with her fabulous Candy Hearts Blog, has […]

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Be Inspired: Meet the Person Living with T1 the Longest in the World……And She is Nowhere Near Done.

I remember the great scene in the movie Titanic.  Kate Winslet’s character, Rose, lays down at the end of her life and the camera pans her many photographs of the great experiences on the mantle that Rose had in her life after surviving the evening of hell, when Titanic sunk to the bottom of the ocean.  […]