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My friend Kelly Kunik often refers to the time before glucose meters, rapid acting insulins and insulin pumps as the Diabetic Dark Ages. And while, for most of us in the developed world at least, those days are long gone there still seems [...]
Last time I described how I was trying to change the way I perceived stress and it’s effect on me, how I was trying to separate the two.
In effect, I described the separation of cause and effect.
Well, having a couple of margs on a Saturday afternoon, I waxed a little philosophical about the [...]
“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post titled I Have To Stop Giving A Sh*t talking about no longer worrying about what the actual stresses in my life [...]
I’ve been pretty absent recently dealing with a big chunk of burnout. Not diabetes burnout, but caregiver burnout. While I really have to do very little for mom, there are a lot of things that roll into the caregiver picture, at least for me.
Always “on” – the monitors are always on. I’m always listening, [...]
And it’s not from a lack of trying, the word simply doesn’t exist. Maybe there’s been no need for it, a word to describe a concept that is imbedded in societies around the world. Maybe it simply hasn’t risen to the level where society will take notice. Except, I believe, it has.
Let’s look at [...]