November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Did you know that according to the American Diabetes Association an estimated 30 million or 9.4 percent of Americans has diabetes? Over ten years ago two of my family members were diagnosed. Hearing this news was both scary and overwhelming for the entire family.
The American Diabetes Association recognizes March 28, 2017 as Diabetes Alert Day. The intention of this day is to bring awareness to the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in America. http://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/alert-day/ I have a strong family history of type 2 diabetes, which throughout the years has motivated me to learn
I’m a cyclist. As a young girl I spent many weekend hours on my 10 speed mauve colored huffy, pedaling the town alongside my older sister. Today that passion for cycling still remains and is stronger than ever. For me, riding year round is the norm and training is a
It was 3:00 am one week day morning this April. The whole house had long been asleep when we were startled by the sound of a fire alarm. My husband and I jumped out of bed disoriented…. is there a fire? We didn’t smell any smoke... Our youngest daughter was
I know I’m not the only who feels it’s been an endless North Carolina winter! What could be more wonderful than the emerging spring with its warmer temperatures, bright sun, Carolina blue skies and longer days to spend time enjoying every minute of it! One of my favorite activities in
Did you know??? The largest gingerbread man in the world is a dieter’s nightmare, weighing in at a whopping 466 pounds, six ounces. The Gingerbread House, in Rochester, Minnesota, baked the giant cookie on February 21, 2006. An average of 5,800 people end up in the ER after suffering injuries