• 9 Years

    Today marks 9 years of life with diabetes and congestive heart failure for me. It’s been a crazy journey, and the events of the last month have been a reminder of just how fortunate I am to have come this far. Cheers, folks!

  • Merry Christmas DOC

    Wishing peace, love, joy, and good health to everyone in the Diabetes Online Community, this Christmas and always.

  • Eight Years with a Confusing Pancreas and a Broken Heart

    Today is the 8th anniversary of my initial diagnosis with diabetes and congestive heart failure.  My, what a long and trying eight years it has been, too.  So much has happened since that fateful day. So many changes in my life, my diagnosis, and my treatments. Change is so often hard to accept.  Admittedly, this last year has been a real struggle for me as I’ve worked to come to terms with my misdiagnosis and the changing of my label from type 2 diabetes to latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, or LADA.  On one hand, the change has been positive in that I’ve gained access to different treatment options, more supplies, etc… On the other hand, though, it has had the negative effect of leaving…

  • Happy New Year

    Wishing a Happy and Healthy 2016 for everyone in the Diabetes Online Community.  Cheers!

  • 7 Years of Living

    Today is the 7th anniversary of my diagnosis with Type 2 Diabetes and Congestive Heart Failure.  Wow, only seven years?  It feels like so much longer.  Alas, just seven years.  Seven years of knowing, caring, surviving, and sharing. Seven years of knowing that I have a two invisible chronic illnesses for which there are no cures.  Seven years of knowing that I’m not alone in my fight.  That there are millions of others fighting the same things.  Seven years of getting to know some of the most amazing people around.  Lots of love to everyone in the Diabetes Online Community. Seven years of caring more about my well being.  Seven years of doing everything I possibly could to beat the odds against…