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Do It Yourself or Ask for Help?

I open with a pivotal incident that sheds light on my self-image as a person with diabetes. I’m re-examining this image. When my oldest son was a teenager, we went to a huge mall and looked high and low for … Continue reading

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Shame and Illness

I think shame is a key unspoken, unexplored factor in how we deal with illness. I listened to 2 great TED talks from Brene Brown about shame and vulnerability. Her first talk on vulnerability went viral and she followed with … Continue reading

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