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Jan Chait was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in January 1986. Since then, she has run the gamut of treatments, beginning with diet and exercise. She now uses an insulin pump to help treat her diabetes.
I went to Texas to get away from winter but, as it turned out, I took winter with me. The cold came along. The ice came along. Even some snow followed me there. The daughter of the house had come home for the weekend, but had to leave early to get back to campus in Waco before the worst stuff hit. She later sent video of herself scraping a passel of ice off her car…
“Check your feet.” How many times have we heard it? Many times, however, that’s all we’re told: Check your feet. What am I looking for? What do I do if I find it?!
It snowed. Again. And again. And yet again. I’m still trapped in the house. I give: I’m going to Texas. Killeen, to be precise. You may not have heard of the town, but I’ll bet you’ve heard of something that’s located there: Fort Hood…
Did your team win the Super Bowl? I could have gone either way. I used to live in Seattle, so I could have rooted for the Seahawks. However, I live in Indiana now and current Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took our Colts to the Super Bowl (where they won) whenever it was. Three years ago? Four? So I went with Peyton…
Why couldn’t I have booked that Caribbean cruise for now instead of May? Oh, yeah: I’m taking the college kids and have to wait until the semester is over…
It’s snowing. Again? Still? I’ve lost track. Unlike a couple of weeks ago, when we got back-to-back major snowfalls and sub-zero temperatures, we’re just getting a little bit of snow every day (after day after day after)…
Can winter be over now? After last week’s unpleasantness, I’m certainly ready for it to be!
Are you keeping warm out there? Our high on Sunday was minus 2 degrees. We also had about 1 foot of snow on top of the 8 inches we already had on the ground. I may stay indoors until we’re well into spring…
Exercise, they tell us. Take a walk. Ride a bike. It’s good for your diabetes control and helps you lose weight. But what about those of us with physical limitations?
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