My Diabetes Avoidance Blog – update – chocolate, coffee and ice-cream….

Dear readers, Thank you for your patience, and apologies for not writing; I have been in the throes of beginning a new Sunday role as a deputy manager for a charity; I enjoy this role as my Myers Briggs noted that I am someone who likes to help others and is good at this, andContinue reading “My Diabetes Avoidance Blog – update – chocolate, coffee and ice-cream….”

My Diabetes Avoidance Blog – the accident of gender?

I’ve recently discovered that stress can raise blood sugar levels. I have been stressed for around 11years now mainly because I have felt responsible for the lives of others. I was reminded today by a tweet, which came into my feed by someone I don’t follow, that the best care we can give others isContinue reading “My Diabetes Avoidance Blog – the accident of gender?”

Bentley and Beth – Flash Fiction

Bentley was trying to make Beth jealous, so he told them all a story about the girl at work. He watched Beth as he did it, enjoying the way her eyes half closed with jealous rage as she pretended not to care about the girl. She said sweetly, “that’s nice,” and stifled a sigh, pushingContinue reading “Bentley and Beth – Flash Fiction”

On Diabetes – (Protein) Life’s Lessons – still learning? What we can learn from nature.

The other day I learnt that peas and the seeds of watermelon are full of protein. I looked this up. However, had I not spend a day with my daughter, I might have been none the wiser about the watermelon. The catalyst for this knowledge was an outing with someone that I love, not aContinue reading “On Diabetes – (Protein) Life’s Lessons – still learning? What we can learn from nature.”

On Diabetes – Fruit Juice? Should we give it up? – update – ‘appy?

There are, I admit, a few things I don’t understand. For many years I’ve been singing the mantra that I don’t believe in science because it changes its mind every two years. My son corrects me and has explained that what is really happening is that science writers are mis-reporting science. For example, not veryContinue reading “On Diabetes – Fruit Juice? Should we give it up? – update – ‘appy?”

Giving thanks for mother – My Diabetes avoidance Blog – being, not doing, lowers stress too.

I was reminded yesterday of how important my mother is in and to my life. I was speaking to a friend who is now an orphan. ( I had never thought of it like that until I heard the thought for the day on the radio this morning and the narrator described himself as anContinue reading “Giving thanks for mother – My Diabetes avoidance Blog – being, not doing, lowers stress too.”

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