Category Archive: Diabetes

Mar 28

Get Moving for Your Mood

Our happiness is predetermined ~ 50% by genes. This leaves us with a huge opportunity to take action to smile, or want to smile, more often. Overall our brain is like a muscle, the more we influence happiness, the more likely or more easily it can be to attain. You see, happiness is part of …

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Feb 23

Hormones

What do you get with 1 pregnancy, followed by 10 months of nursing, followed immediately with a second pregnancy, and then 12 months of nursing? One wild ride on a 40 month plus hormone train. Hormones are fragile, essential, frustrating and amazing all in one. They are often overlooked, but crucial to our health, and a …

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Jan 28

Matters of the Heart with Diabetes

“Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” -Mary Tyler Moore I cried last night (when I learned the news of MTM). Numerous times actually. Never before have I been so taken back when an icon and public name had passed. Mary Tyler Moore was and is …

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Nov 27

My Diabetes + My Kids

My three old is proving to put up the challenge lately with sleep. And the other night, after I tucked him in, I heard him upstairs, mumbling about something “forgot, forgot, forgot.” Mind you this was a Thursday night and all I needed at the moment was a breather, so I let him settle himself …

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Nov 15

Cols, OH Diabetes Wine Social – Thur 11/17

Come WINE with DiabeteSisters of Columbus this Thursday, November 17th at 7:00pm Join the   of Columbus for a Wine Social at Spagio. We look forward to meeting you over a glass or two to discuss successes and challenges of life with Diabetes. We are lucky enough to have this event sponsored by Dexcom. Please add …

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Jul 26

Diabetes and Womanhood

Granted I have yet to learn what it feels like to be in menopause and the likes, I surely know how to ride the insulin roller-coaster from past pregnancies, 12 months of nursing and frankly, being a fertile women. It’s not an easy road, and typically, with a normalizing cycle, my first sign I need …

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Aug 13

Upcoming Event: DiabetesSisters.org Conference in LA – October 2014

I am ecstatic about my next speaking engagement in Los Angeles come October.  I will be presenting on 2 topics, and overall the agenda is stacked with amazing topics and even more spectacular speakers. I can’t wait! Perhaps you will be there? “Eating for Blood Sugar Stability,” Saturday, October 25, 10:15am-11:25am Beyond carb counting, Kelly …

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Sep 07

‘Hands Down’ the Paleo Diet is the Best Solution for this Case of Diabetes

Thanks to social media I was able to connect with yet another fellow health advocate, using the paleo diet to control his type one diabetes. The below interview was held with the writer of Intrepid Pioneer, a site about modern homesteading principals. Perhaps, you as the reader, can connect with this interview and maybe find yourself inspired …

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Jun 10

Another T1 DM Using the Paleo Lifestyle to Manage Blood Sugars

I had the pleasure to connect with Shelby Hughes, a fellow type 1 diabetic, to talk about the great use of a paleo lifestyle to gain health, and more so find more ease in controlling blood sugars. Have a look at our conversation and please share if you have found similar things in your diet …

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Apr 20

Input from Crossfit Owner, Low Carber Managing his Type 1 Diabetes – @Type1CrossFit

I had the pleasure in the last year to cross paths with Eric Pelletier, thanks to social media, and am thankful to see someone also living with type 1 diabetes and not being afraid to push their themselves physically and mentally to be in the best care of their ability. Today’s post captures an interview …

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