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Friday, May 13, 2011

The Awesome Things I’ve Done Because of Diabetes!

The Awesome Things I’ve Done Because of Diabetes
D-Blog Week 2011 Day #5
Meeting AWESOME people that are just like me has to be number one.  Shout out to the D-Peeps!  I LOVE meeting each and every one of you!!!
Riding in Tour de Cure on my Birthday to Accept Diabetes…and being included in a magazine because of it – ROCKED.  

Not only did I ride, and have a kick ass time, but I wrote an article about my experience called Tour of Acceptance…that was featured in DIABETIC LIVING MAGAZINE!!!  *Insert teenage girl scream here*. 
The whole experience was one that I’ll never forget.  An amazing editor at the magazine surprised me by asking if I would be photographed at my next event, which was the “Step Out” Walk for diabetes along with my husband and sister.  Um, YES!!! 
A make-up artist came to my house, a photography team met me at the walk, and I got to sparkle for a day.  The photo shoot lasted about half the day, and I never felt stronger.  As we fell asleep that night, Hubby told me how amazing he thought I was.  It was one of the best days of my life. 
P.S. You can see the article and photos in the SPRING issue of Diabetic Living, or on their website link I have below.  YAY! J

9 comments:

  1. You go girl (teenage girl scream and all)! That must have been so much fun!! I will be looking for the article. OH, and Happy Birthday :)

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  2. Just checked out the article in Diabetic Living Magazine and you looked great! It was a very inspiring article. Great job!!!! You'll have to sign a copy for me someday ;)

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  3. Very cool accomplishment! Congratulations. Heading to read the article now.

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  4. Thank you LIZ! You write some wonderful things yourself on that awesome blog of yours...think seriously about sending something to DLiving sometime! I'm totally willing to scream like a teeenager for you!!! :)

    MONKEYSCHOOL - Thank you! Such sweet words, thanks so much for reading. Not to mention you also have an awesome blog...keep DLiving in mind too!!! :D

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  5. I saw that article and thought it was so cool! Now I can say I know the person in the magazine! :)

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  6. Yep! I want an autograph too!

    Way to be AWESOME!

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  7. Thanks 1littleprick, glad you liked it!!!

    SCOTT - Lol, we'll have to trade autographs, cause you sir are completely AWESOME! Thanks for the friendship on fb and here! I really enjoy your EXCELLENT blog!!! :)

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  8. Oh how awesome!!! You are a total rockstar! I'm headed over to the Diabetic Living site to read your article now. *teenage girl scream*

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  9. Thanks so much Karen! I had a blast with blog week...as you can see here. You are AMAZING!!! :)

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