DiabeticLifestyle Blogs

June 10, 2014

Taking A Mental Health Day

When we have a fever, a sore throat or the flu, most of us are pretty good about calling out sick from work and staying home to take care of ourselves.
June 08, 2014

Dealing With Doctor Appointments

When you are a person with diabetes, scheduling doctors appointments can become overwhelming. Remember it is okay to miss an appointment, just get back on the horse and reschedule ASAP.
June 05, 2014

FORCED to exercise!

First it was the constant concern of the FOOD POLICE being after me as a person with diabetes..and now I feel this pressure from the diabetes community that I need to exercise everyday or I’m a “ba
June 03, 2014

Surviving Versus Thriving

Surviving is what we do from day to day, and human beings are faced with a host of challenges and obstacles with which to contend every day.
June 01, 2014

“I can’t fall asleep,” Not yet...

May 27, 2014

Finding Your Rhythm

In the 21st century, it can often feel like our lives are being managed by devices and habits that we previously never had to even consider.
May 21, 2014

Seeking Homeostasis

All organisms strive to maintain homeostasis, or physiological balance. Whether it be a lion, a human, a guinea pig, a mussel or an amoeba, homeostasis is the goal.
May 21, 2014

A diabetic man's best friend

A couple of months ago we stopped at the local pound just to look at dogs.  I was still on the fence about adopting one because I knew it was a giant responsibility.  After walking around