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Thanks for the Memories...

Thanks for the Memories...

September 20, 2018 |
Losing Larry: A Love Story

Losing Larry: A Love Story

August 09, 2018 |
Let me tell you about my brother-in-law, Larry.
Summertime and the Livin' Is (Not So) Easy!

Summertime and the Livin' Is (Not So) Easy!

June 06, 2018 |
Spring has sprung, 
Fall has fell,
Summer is here,
And it's hotter than...ususal
Who's Your Valentine?

Who's Your Valentine?

February 08, 2018 |
5 Terrific Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Loved Ones with Diabetes

5 Terrific Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Loved Ones with Diabetes

May 03, 2017 |
A Love Letter (and Wish List!) for My SonDear Ian,
New Book Explains What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Weight Loss Surgery

New Book Explains What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Weight Loss Surgery

March 02, 2017 |
They say that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.  With that said, I have a little announcement.
Christmas is a-Coming and the Cat is Getting Fat!

Christmas is a-Coming and the Cat is Getting Fat!

December 29, 2016 |
My cat is eating everything in sight. He’s trying to get fat for the winter, such as it is in Southern California.  He wants to puff up and stay warm. And cozy.
Have You Chef'd Yet?

Have You Chef'd Yet?

October 05, 2016 |
In my previous blog, I reviewed Blue Apron, an on-line subscription meal delivery service.
Blue Apron: Delicious at Your Door

Blue Apron: Delicious at Your Door

September 02, 2016 |
A few years back, I had my picture taken with Chef Graham Elliot.  The  caption read, “Master Chef and Just-OK Chef.” Truer words were never spoken.  I’m not a great cook, but I can
Traveling as a Much Skinnier Mom

Traveling as a Much Skinnier Mom

July 06, 2016 |
Type 2 diabetes blogger Nancy Sayles finally reaches her weight loss goal--100 pounds, gone. Learn how she was able to resist tempting food while traveling in Israel to keep those extra pounds away.
Diabetes Management—Whose Job is it Anyway?

Diabetes Management—Whose Job is it Anyway?

May 26, 2016 |
Type 2 diabetes blogger Nancy Sayles admits diabetes isn't for sissies but wishes more people with diabetes would take responsibility for managing their condition better.
Diabetes Unavoidable in California? That's Debatable!

Diabetes Unavoidable in California? That's Debatable!

March 28, 2016 |
In between the political debates and endless commentary about how ridiculous/mean/unfocused (pick one – or more) they are, a few other stories have grabbed headlines recently.  One such articl
Life’s a Beach…Even With Diabetes!

Life’s a Beach…Even With Diabetes!

March 08, 2016 |
Learn how a type 2 diabetes blogger keeps the difficulty of living with a chronic disease in perspective.
Why I Don't HEART Valentine's Day

Why I Don't HEART Valentine's Day

January 27, 2016 |
Blogger Nancy Sayles offers her suggestions for how to enjoy social gatherings in spite of living with diabetes.
Being Resolute in 2016

Being Resolute in 2016

December 28, 2015 |
I just read that 67% of us will make New Year’s resolutions this year. And you know what the #1 resolution is among Americans? (Wait for it…) Losing weight!
Every Month is Diabetes Awareness Month!

Every Month is Diabetes Awareness Month!

November 18, 2015 |
I’ve been reading a lot recently about Diabetes Awareness Month.
A1C You Later, Diabetic Meds!

A1C You Later, Diabetic Meds!

November 04, 2015 |
I had the greatest thing happen the other day. I got taken off my diabetic medication!  And I owe it all to my (late) gallbladder.
Who Sets the Set Point?

Who Sets the Set Point?

October 21, 2015 |
 
Find Yourself a ‘Partner in Crime’

Find Yourself a ‘Partner in Crime’

September 22, 2015 |
I am a woman of a certain age. I’d tell you that age, but it wouldn’t do any good because I generally lie about it. So let’s just say that “no spring chicken” pretty much covers it.
A Little Lap Band Goes a Long Way Toward Diabetes Control

A Little Lap Band Goes a Long Way Toward Diabetes Control

September 04, 2015 |
So in my first few blogs for DiabeticLifestyle.com, I’ve talked about a number of “weighty issues.” Losing weight, maintaining weight loss, keeping blood sugar levels on an even keel, even while on
No Vacation From Diabetes!

No Vacation From Diabetes!

August 17, 2015 |
I learned something important a little late in life…a vacation does not include a pass to forget about diabetes and eat anything you want while you’r
Trying to Lose Weight for What Felt Like a Lifetime. Oh Wait, It Was!

Trying to Lose Weight for What Felt Like a Lifetime. Oh Wait, It Was!

August 06, 2015 |
Have any of my fellow diabetics out there ever tried to lose weight?  Yeah, me neither.
The Diagnosis, or How I Sobbed My Way Through the San Fernando Valley

The Diagnosis, or How I Sobbed My Way Through the San Fernando Valley

July 23, 2015 |
I’ve known Dr. Jeff Galpin for a very long time. He’s only five years my senior and he was a young guy when we met. Hint: Neither of us is young anymore. Over the years, Dr.
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