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motivation Archive

Get Back on Track With Your New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but I think my New Year’s goals lasted two weeks! But, the idea behind what I was trying to accomplish definitely still has me motivated. Luckily, we have some inspiration from a fellow T1D. Justina is a yoga instructor with an awesome attitude and she has some great tips

Our 4 Favorite Books Of 2015

To help you sort through this year’s book offerings, we’ve put together four top reads we thought you might enjoy. What’s your favorite book of 2015 or of all time? Comment below for a chance to win an autographed copy of Rhythms! 1. Rhythms, by Francine R. Kaufman, M.D. When Dr. Kaufman wasn’t spending

Drag Racing With Type 1 Diabetes

For a woman whose hobby is a volatile sport – namely drag racing close to 200 mph, the last thing to slow her down is her type 1 diabetes. Wynette was diagnosed with gestational diabetes during her first pregnancy at the age of 21. After giving birth, her gestational diabetes went away only to

From Type 1 Diabetes to IronMan: A Triathletes Journey

“Diabetes is just a disease. I wasn’t going to let it define me.” IronMan is one of the longest and most strenuous triathlons in the world, made up of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and 26.2 mile run. It’s a challenging event for anyone and for someone with diabetes, it can

Think Different: How To Fight Diabetes Like A Soldier

“Living with type 1 diabetes is like fighting to win a battle.” This is Medtronic Diabetes Senior Clinical Manager and author of Operation Determination, Mary Beth’s, mantra. Living with type 1 diabetes for 34 years, she educates and inspires others with diabetes through teaching them to adopt a motivational state of mind by continuously