It’s that time again! Time to exercise for at least 14 minutes, and see what happens to your blood sugar AND at the same time, raise money for people with diabetes. Each test will raise $1!! Here’s what you do: If you have diabetes you test your blood sugar (no diabetes? no testing!) You exercise … Read moreIt’s Time for The Big Blue Test!!
For P.ink Day Minneapolis, we had a volunteer professional photographer spend the day with us. John Swanson, of JPS Photography, did an incredible job documenting the day with insight, a clear eye and an artistic bent. I took the photos and made a SmileBox video!! Here it is, for your enjoyment! This slideshow design … Read moreP.ink Day Minneapolis 2014, Very Cool Video!!
We gathered on Friday, October 10th, at Twilight Tattoo at 3054 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis. It was six breast cancer survivors who had, as part of their treatment, a mastectomy that left scars on their bodies. It was six tattoo artists, who each donated their skill and talent to this healing cause. It was John, the … Read more#PinkTattooDay Transforms Lives!
P.ink Day, Personal Ink Day, where we pair breast cancer survivors with tattoo artists so they can get healing tattoos over their mastectomy scars is soon to happen! It will be October 10th, 2014 and will be at Twilight Tattoo here in Minneapolis, Minnesota we have six survivors and six tattoo artists. Everyone who participates … Read moreP.ink Day Minneapolis Warrior #4!!
We are gearing up for P.ink Day Minneapolis that will be on October 10, 2014. It’s a day where breast cancer survivors are paired with tattoo artists to receive a healing tattoo over their mastectomy scars. Everyone who participates on P.ink Day volunteers their time and energy. P.ink Day is happening in 12 cities in … Read moreYoung Breast Cancer Survivor Part of Minneapolis P.ink Day!
It’s time for P.ink Day Minneapolis! Personal Ink, P.ink, is an organization dedicated to educating breast cancer survivors about mastectomy tattoos as an alternative healing option. P.ink also connects survivors with experienced tattoo artists who can help. As many of you know, I got my lotus tattoo at the last P.ink Day in New York … Read morePersonal Ink for Breast Cancer Survivors comes to Minneapolis!
I’ve been thinking about how I most want to show up in my life. Yes, I think about things like this. I see a therapist almost once a week, for assistance dealing with the PTSD from my second round of cancer, and she told me last session, that I am not a shallow, surface person. … Read moreShowing Up In Life: Love & Family, Family of Friends
Deciding to do another triathlon was a big decision for me. I used to love doing triathlons. The majority of my social circle in Colorado was fellow triathlon aficionados. I spent the vast majority of my spare time training, reading about, and planning to do one of the three sports of triathlon: swimming, biking and … Read moreYWCA Triathlon for Diabetes & Cancer & Me!
Five days from today, August 17, 2014, I will wake up at 4 AM, take a bolus of insulin, eat breakfast, grab my triathlon backpack, and ride my bike 3 miles to the Minneapolis YWCA Women’s Sprint Triathlon start. This will be the first triathlon I will race since the last one I did in … Read moreTriathlon Fears, Diabetes, And Remembering The Love
My T1D friend Ramsey, who’s had Type 1 diabetes since he was 2 years old and he’s 43 now, asked me a little over a week ago if I’d like to do a 100 mile bike ride with him, at the Tour de Tonka, a route here in Minnesota, in and around Minnetonka. Since I … Read moreTour de Tonka, 100 mile bike ride with diabetes, FOR REAL