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#398: I’m tired of explaining my medical condition and food choices to “helpful” folks.

As of 11/29/2012, comments on this entry are closed. Hi Captain! I’ve had type 1 diabetes for nearly my whole life (18 years), and I’ve graduated college and moved away from home. As I’m very open about having T1D, I’m often asked about what diabetes is, what the difference is between type 1 and 2 […]

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Public Service Thursday! Birth Control: Let me explain it to you.

This article (yes, it’s old) in the Washington City Paper about men who don’t understand how birth control works made me laugh.  And then feel sad.  How can people not understand how birth control works? Ok, listen.  I’ll try to keep it really simple. Barrier methods like condoms, the cervical cap, and the diaphragm physically block […]

The power of vulnerability

I just watched this TED talk by Brene Brown (thanks to Between Those Things).  I’m a total geek for TED. The internet is amazing.  We live in amazing times.  I press a few buttons and books come to my house. I press a few more and I get to sit at the feet of […]


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