• 30 things about my Invisible Illnesses – Revisited

    So, today is World Diabetes Day, and in honor of that fact I thought I’d take the time to revisit the 30 things about my invisible illness meme that I’ve shared in the past.  It’s been a couple of years since I last updated that and there have been some changes in my routine and way of thinking.  So, it’s time for an update.  Here we go! The illnesses I live with are: Type 2 Diabetes & Congestive Heart Failure I was diagnosed with them in the year: 2008 But I had symptoms since:   Longer than I really care to admit.  Looking back, I probably had the symptoms of type 2 diabetes for at least a few years before…

  • Not Quite Wordless Wednesday: Blue Fridays

    On Monday night, the Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation launched an online store with a line of t-shirts for the Blue Fridays initiative. I ordered mine that night and got it this afternoon. To order a shirt of your own, visit http://dcaf.spreadshirt.com .

  • World Diabetes Day 2013

    Happy World Diabetes Day to everyone in the Diabetes Community, online & offline. I’ll be heading to Indianapolis this afternoon to participate in a WDD Meetup with folks from the Indy Adult D-Community, including good friends Cherise Shockley and Mike Hoskins. Festivities planned for the evening include dinner, a Big Blue Test around the Soldiers and Sailors Monument which will be lit in blue in honor of WDD, and finally a special edition of the DSMA Live blog talk radio show will be hosted by Cherise in downtown Indy from 9-10pm. You can follow the festivities via the Twitter hashtag #WDDIndy2013 And, of course, I’ll be posting photos and a recap of the evening here on MDH soon, so stay…