Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Diabetes Care Team #DHopeConf

Today was the second annual Diabetes Hope Conference. A virtual diabetes conference, meant to inspire hope for those living with the complications that come with diabetes. Rather than going in depth, step by step, into what was discussed, I just … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots #dblogweek

Today in Saturday Snapshots we’re suppose to post pictures of life with diabetes.  As few or as many as we like.  So here are a few from over the last few years with captions, and a short explanation of what … Continue reading

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My Personal Disc Golf Course Map

So a while back I realized that with Google Maps, I can create a pin-board of all the disc golf courses I’ve played.  Below is my personal disc golf course map.  All of my pins are from Chicago area or … Continue reading

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Diabetes Life Hacks #dblogweek

Life Hack Number 1 Are you like me?  Are you one of those rare people who prefers glucose tabs over juice boxes?  Here’s a tip.  My CDE just taught it to me at our local JDRF walk when I ran … Continue reading

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Free Virtual Diabetes Hope Conference

I’ll be attending the free virtual diabetes hope conference on May 20th, 2014, and would like to invite you to join me.  I attended last years diabetes hope conference, and look forward to this years. The #doc likes to focus … Continue reading

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Diabetes Mantras #dblogweek

I have so many diabetes mantras that I believe in, but I live by 3 primary mantras.  The most important mantra that I try to live my life by is a universal truth that goes like this . . . … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Diabetes #dblogweek

There’s a lot of talk in the diatribe lately about mental health and diabetes.  I don’t actually relate to this, which kinda makes me feel like an outsider in the #doc?  You see, I don’t get depressed about my diabetes. … Continue reading

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Fear Is The Mind Killer – Spoken Word Poetry #dblogweek

&nbsp FEAR IS THE MIND KILLER No Sugar Added Poetry A poem by Rich the Diabetic     Every morning as I wake, I pray the lord my soul to take. My elder years, they won’t be fun, And sometimes … Continue reading

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Stumbling in the Dark – Poetry #dblogweek

So one morning a few weeks ago, as I woke up, the following poem spewed from my fog filled brain, recounting the night before.  I couldn’t find pen and paper fast enough, so I just blasted it into a Facebook … Continue reading

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Diabetes Passions #dblogweek

The theme for Monday during #dblogweek is “Change the World”. We’re suppose to write about our diabetes passions. That’s a hard one to pick actually. I’m sure many of us have many things about diabetes that we’re passionate about. I’m … Continue reading

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