Category Archive: Diabetes

Oct 26

Winning with Diabetes

When I say “winning,” please don’t think it means I have perfect blood sugars, or I am skipping through this journey with bliss. Hella no. This disease is hard BUT in the last 26 years, I have unknowingly grown to love it. You see, I was diagnosed in second grade, which is also where most of my memories …

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Jun 08

Blood Sugar Friendly Fat Bombs

Keto is trending and I am enjoying the ride. I’ve always been low carb, but in the last year I have been increasing my fat and moderating my carbohydrates and protein intake. Why? I want and deserve steady blood sugar control and this way of eating is proving to work for me, and as an added …

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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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