Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Struggling With Your Diabetes

Why It's Not Your Fault You're Struggling With Your Diabetes

You decide as you roll over and pull yourself out of bed that today will be different. Today you’ll stick to your diet, eat only healthy foods, start that walking program and remember to take all your pills or shots. … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 7 – Continuing Connections

#DBlogWeek Day 7 – Continuing Connections

Did #DBlogWeek fly by this year, or what? I’m really glad that I had the chance to participate again this year. I like having the chance to do some exploring with the prompts provided by Karen at Bitter-Sweet! This topic … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 6 – Favorites and Motivations

#DBlogWeek Day 6 – Favorites and Motivations

I started blogging for ASweetLife two years ago. Prior, I hadn’t really explored my diabetes in writing. It was the subject of a poem or two, but indirectly. Now that I’ve been writing about it on a consistent basis and … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 5 – Foods on Friday

#DBlogWeek Day 5 – Foods on Friday

Let me open this by saying that I love food. I enjoy buying it, preparing it, and consuming it. I wish I could spend more time exploring my creative side and trying new recipes, and I’m sure I’ll be able … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 4 – Changes

An example of how diabetes treatment has changed for me.

I think that “changes” and “diabetes” complement each other fairly well. In the nearly two decades that I’ve had diabetes, change has been inevitable and fascinating to watch. First and foremost, the technology itself has changed drastically. I remember using … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 3 – Clean it Out

A peek into my diabetes supply bag.

Alright, the first two blogs for #dblogweek have been sort of heavy, so let’s lighten things up a bit by taking a peek into my diabetes supply bag. This little guy has been dwelling within the depths of my purse … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 2 – Keep it to Yourself

#DBlogWeek Day 2 – Keep it to Yourself

A few days ago, after we put up our Short and Sweet interview with Karen Graffeo, I looked over the D blog Week topics to see if any of them “spoke” to me. The first was right up my ally … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 2 – Keep it to Yourself

#DBlogWeek Day 2 – Keep it to Yourself

Over time, I’ve grown more comfortable with the concept of sharing as much of my diabetes story as possible. I’m open to the idea of answering questions that others may have for me, but there’s a key piece of information … Read more

#DBlogWeek Day 1 – I Can

UMass Graduation

“I can do anything.” This empowering mantra is something I would wholeheartedly believe in regardless of my diabetes. However, it resonates with me that much more because of my diabetes. Seeing as I was diagnosed as a young child, I … Read more

Molly and Diabetes Take on Washington, D.C.

Molly and Diabetes Take on Washington, D.C.

When I graduated college this past December, I was concerned that this meant my life would come to a screeching halt as I began to work full-time. I thought it would mean I’d be stuck in a cycle of waking … Read more

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