Diabetes Life Hacks – #DBlogWeek

Share the (non-medical) tips and tricks that help you in the day-to-day management of diabetes.  Please remember to give non-medical advice only!  I don’t really have any good advice for today’s prompt.  The best we’ve come up with is using a paper clip on the meter case when the zipper breaks. But I do have a…

Mantras & More #DBlogWeek

Yesterday we opened up about how diabetes can bring us down. Today let’s share what gets us through a hard day.  Or more specifically, a hard diabetes day.  Is there something positive you tell yourself?  Are there mantras that you fall back on to get you through?  Is there something specific you do when your…

What Brings Me Down #DBlogWeek

May is Mental Health Month so now seems like a great time to explore the emotional side of living with, or caring for someone with, diabetes. What things can make dealing with diabetes an emotional issue for you and / or your loved one, and how do you cope? Benny was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just…

Poetry Tuesday – #DBlogWeek

Diabetes Blog Week continues with this prompt: Write a poem, rhyme, ballad, haiku, or any other form of poetry about diabetes.  Poetry? Not really in my wheelhouse. So no laughing. Here goes:   No Still Life With Insulin Pump Click. Poke. Beep. Beep. Whirr. Buzz. Buzz. Music. Sigh.   Read more (actual) poetry from others…

Change The World – #DBlogWeek

  Diabetes Blog Week starts today! Learn more here at Bitter-Sweet.  Today’s prompt is to write about the diabetes causes and issues that really get us fired up.  What gets me fired up? I’m passionate about making connections with other D-parents We’re in this lousy club together, but sometimes we feel very alone.  Hovering over…