Tag Archives: Diabetes expert

Tell Me What You Want–How Life Works

It’s been a few months since I put fingers to keyboard in the hope of communicating something fresh–something to inspire and activate your sense of wonder and wellbeing.  I just reread my last article (Emerging Awakened) and–it’s true–I come new and … Continue reading

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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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