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
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?
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
I was asked several months ago to speak at a Lioness gathering of several Lioness Clubs who were meeting at an Annual Lions Convention. I said yes. I am working on rebuilding my speaking career, and speaking to new audiences on new topics is always excellent practice. Public speaking is listed as the #1 fear … Read moreFear of Public Speaking?
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!
What do you do when you get bad news? Does it depend on how much was riding on the news? Like how near and dear the answer would be to you? I’ve gotten some bad news in my life. The worst news I’ve ever gotten were the two phone calls from the doctors telling me … Read moreBad News, What Do You Do?
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
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!
I have ridden in literally hundreds of Tour de Cure rides all over the United States! I doubt I’ve ridden in as many different Tours as Red Rider Lew Alexander has. Lew selects at least 10 Tour de Cures each year and he travels to each of these Tours and he rides the 100 mile route. … Read moreTeamENDO at the Tour de Cure Twin Cities
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Since I don’t eat meat, dairy or gluten, this holiday isn’t as thrilling for me as it is for most Americans. So, I look for other things to make it a fun holiday. My friend Tammy, who has type 2 diabetes, told me about the St. Paul Turkey Trot, a 10K run … Read more10K Turkey Trot Race Report!