34 Years with Type 1 and Still Going Strong!

Today, 34 years ago, June 26, 1981, I came home from a lunchtime birthday party and I was dying of thirst. And I’d already peed about 10 times that day. I’d lost about 20 pounds in the previous month, and I was eating non-stop. When my dad got home from work, my mom and he … Read more34 Years with Type 1 and Still Going Strong!

Diabetes and Cancer: A Disease Double-Whammy

GUEST BLOG POST by Alexis Acker-Halbur Just when you thought it was safe to live with diabetes, along comes another harrowing fact. Studies suggest that people with diabetes are at significantly higher risk for many forms of cancer. Just great! There are so many reasons why you developed diabetes — the same is said for … Read moreDiabetes and Cancer: A Disease Double-Whammy

What Is Your Blueprint?

Within our essence is the blueprint to manifest our individual gifts on Planet Earth. Have you found your blueprint? A lot of us struggle to hear that Inner Wisdom that knows exactly why we are here. I know much of my life I’ve been obsessed with doing what others expect of me. I’ve wanted to … Read moreWhat Is Your Blueprint?

#IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes Day

Today is #IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes … Day. It was created by Kelly Kunik, who came up with it after a third grade teacher, Kyle Schwartz, from Denver, Colorado started sending quotes from her students under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew. Kelly thought about what she wished the general public understood about diabetes. She came up with the hashtag and … Read more#IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes Day

Living Beyond Cancer, Yes, It IS Possible!

Do you know someone who has cancer? Or who has had cancer? Getting the news that you or someone you love has cancer is without a doubt a life changing event. And, it is possible to live beyond cancer. To find meaning in life that is bigger than cancer. Here is a clip from a … Read moreLiving Beyond Cancer, Yes, It IS Possible!

How Finding My Inner Athlete Transformed My Life

I just submitted a talk proposal to Ignite Minneapolis. Daring to submit the proposal feels a little like daring to jump off a cliff and hope that I have wings! They will get more than 100 proposals and they will only select 18. I will find out by March 20th if I’ve been selected to … Read moreHow Finding My Inner Athlete Transformed My Life

Vision Boards and The Fabulous Year Ahead!

A few weeks ago I got to attend a Vision Board workshop with visualization coach Starr Pilmore. I had written my 7 goals for 2015 a few weeks earlier, and I brought these goals with me, along with bringing lots of images that resonate with me. Starr started off the workshop with a short, wonderful … Read moreVision Boards and The Fabulous Year Ahead!