Hey loves! I wanted to share an interesting article that I recently read. It was on The Felicity Bee blog, and the article gave six points on how to thrive in life. The six points were create a royal buzz, work hard, mind your own business, work together, taste the sweetness, and don't loose your song and … Continue reading What kind of Queen do you choose to be?
I have gained weight over the last couple of years, and it is noticeable (especially in the dreaded tummy area). Yesterday I took a group photo at work, and when they sent me a copy so I could share on Facebook I almost hit the delete button. I hesitated, and it took me all day … Continue reading Who you calling fat?
I've known for a couple of months now that I wanted this summer to be different. I knew that I wanted to create memories, especially since Dre is heading to his senior year of high school this fall. As usual, time got away from me and before I knew it school was out. Yikes! Inset … Continue reading My Intentional Summer
Today is day five, and the last day of The 8th Annual Diabetes Blog Week. Today's topic is sharing a little more about myself, beyond diabetes. Beyond diabetes I am a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, and an administrative assistant. Below is a quick list of twelve things about me. I'm a lover of coffee, … Continue reading More Than Diabetes
It's day four of The 8th Annual Diabetes Blog Week. Today's post is about the emotional side of living with, or caring for someone with, diabetes. I've had diabetes for 21 years, and during that time several people in my family have been diagnosed. It can be very emotional at times, especially when my sugar … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: What Brings Me Down
This is a hard topic for me to type out on this screen, because I get so pissed off frustrated. Why? Because my husband's 30 day supply of glucophage costs less than a dollar with our insurance. The cost of one of my boxes of insulin costs me $25.00 with insurance, BUT I have paid as much as … Continue reading The Cost of a Chronic Illness
Welcome to the 8th annual Diabetes Blog Week! I am super, duper, uber excited to participate this year. I am among many friends that share the disease, or they have a loved one who has it. Several are participating in DBlog week this year, and you can find a full list here. Today's topic is about … Continue reading Diabetes and The Unexpected
Hey loves! DBlog week is something that I haven't participated in a while, but I am excited to be a part of the 8th Annual Diabetes Blog Week. It came at the perfect time, since I recently revamped this here blog of mines. Okay enough of me rambling on, let me give you a little snap … Continue reading Diabetes Blog Week
Letting go and trusting those that I say I trust is easier said than done. It's not impossible but it is hard for me. I recently came to the conclusion that I needed to release my will to control every aspect of my life in its complete entirety. I've known for some time now that … Continue reading I am not your superhero
The heart is one of the most vital organs on our bodies and we cannot survive without it. According to the CDC website the most common heart disease in the United States is Coronary Artery Disease which can lead to a heart attack. But there is good news. The CDC says that your risk can be greatly reduced … Continue reading I have a heart problem