I struggle with things outside of my control. I want to be able to control everything. I always wish that if I put my all into everything and follow directions, I will see my desired result.
That’s possible in a lot of avenues. Chronic illness? Not so much. You can do all of the “right” things with diabetes- one day you might get all the desired results you and your endocrinologist hope for. But… maybe the next day that isn’t so- even if you do EXACTLY the same thing. It’s frustrating. It can be really disheartening. It can put a damper on your motivation. And- it can just hurt (physically, emotionally, and mentally).
Last month, I had the opportunity to attend my very first Unconference in Las Vegas. While I was still unsure of what to expect, I knew I would see some familiar faces: Anna Norton, Christel Marchand Aprigliano, Karen Graffeo, Christel Oereum and a few others from DiabetesSisters conferences I've previously attended. I also invited my husband to come along with me, as I knew there was a track for people who love us (PLU).
by Dan’elle Whorton
by Bonnie Goldberg, MA, RD, CDE
Bonnie is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters Degree in Health Education from Columbia University. She specializes in diabetes care and has spent her career educating and empowering people with diabetes. She is proud to currently work for Medtronic.
New year, new me? That isn’t so much for me in terms of all the changes I want to make. We’re always changing and striving to do better. But there’s new year, “same me” which really only applies when I’m joking.
After a long career working in diabetes, business woman, fitness model, and blogger Christel Oreum, and her husband, Tobias, created TheFitBlog.com to share their passion for a healthy lifestyle and provide tools to help others achieve their fitness goals.
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