Category Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes, An Expert Teacher: Part 6; Making Peace

Life goes on… It’s been many years since the events I described in the previous installments (see parts 1 – 5).  I’m 25 years older now.  Circumstances changed.  Focus shifted.  Priorities evolved.  The one constant – Type 1 Diabetes, my … Continue reading

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Diabetes, An Expert Teacher: Part 5; the inevitable solution

Nobody gets out of Life alive.  It’s a popular saying in my neck of the woods.  Yet, somehow, I did.  Again. Inevitably, the pattern of choices I made – starting with not testing blood sugars – led to a medical emergency.  I … Continue reading

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Diabetes – An Expert Teacher – Part 4; not a cautionary tale

Let me explain. Anyone reading the first three segments of “Diabetes – An Expert Teacher” might start to think this is a story of what can go wrong if Diabetes isn’t managed well.  Understandably.  However, this story is about so … Continue reading

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Diabetes – An Expert Teacher: part 3; the tarbaby called guilt

I found relief for the immediate internal conflicts between what I knew I ‘should’ do to manage Diabetes and what my emotional urgings demanded by refusing to test blood sugar levels. To my mind at the time, it was a … Continue reading

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Diabetes – An Expert Teacher: Part 2; the slippery slope

The mind can be a tricky terrain to navigate. As my dedication to following ‘the perfect Diabetic plan’ faltered, I struggled.  The voice of Science played in one of corner of my mind with hard facts; the cause and effect of … Continue reading

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Diabetes – An Expert Teacher

A friend told me recently that I am a model Diabetic.  We were traveling together, and – as she watched me testing my blood sugar and injecting insulin before every meal; as she observed me carefully selecting foods and reading … Continue reading

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A Satisfied Mind – In the Flow of Law of Attraction

It’s all happening at the zoo. That’s what Simon and Garfunkel sang. Those were the words anyway. It seems to me, though, that where it’s all happening is in the mind. Lately, I’ve pondered the qualities of a Satisfied Mind … Continue reading

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