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Melissa Lee
Attended Southern Methodist University
Lived in Allen, TX
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Amazing posts in February from a passionate and diverse community. Hosting was my pleasure. #bestbetesblogs
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My, what you learn when you learn how much you haven't learned.
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Dibbs: Two Years
My baby. We decided you were terribly two about two months ago, but as of yesterday, you are official. You are absolutely adibbable. You are lovey, huggable, incredibly thoughtful. You are everyone's friend and Mommy's little helper, standing at the sink wa...
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Snickers
I like a good joke. I can even take a good joke about myself. And I know that I've laughed at inappropriate jokes. I know most of us have. But we need to talk about what's at the root of some types of our humor. Even comedians have started to admit that the...
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My 4 Year Old
My sweet girl, You are four years old. We have learned a lot about you in the last year that we didn't understand before. In July, you were screened for diabetes and celiac. Mommy and Daddy were delighted to hear that you were not at high risk for diabetes,...
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Best of the Betes Blogs: February 2014
It's my first time to host Best of the Betes Blogs ! February was quite a month for our community - with 2 awareness and advocacy initiatives at full throttle: Spare a Rose and Diabetes Art Day. A lot of wonderful posts surfaced this month and I am happy to...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Autoimmunity
Sometimes everything gets screwed up and it's all for the best. My 2yo son Dibbs was screened for celiac disease and for celiac genetic markers at the same time his big sister was in July 2013 through a free screening session by a team from the Center for C...
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Some thoughts on diabetes jokes.
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letter to my 4 year old
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Single Handedly
I have to give a shout-out to Asante for a benefit I hadn't considered when I started their Snap pump in December. On Monday, I knew I needed to change out my pump body before lunch (3 units remaining), but between the cranky toddler and the gluten-free foo...
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Private Voice Instructor
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Allen, TX - Dallas, TX
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type 1 diabetic, mom, wife, singer, freethinker, liberal, writer, teacher
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My name is Melissa Baland Lee and I blog about singing, motherhood, and type 1 diabetes at Sweetly Voiced. I'm a private voice lessons instructor in the Dallas, TX area and I am on the Board of Directors of the Diabetes Hands Foundation.
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  • Southern Methodist University
    English, 1998 - 2002
  • Southern Methodist University
    Music, 1998 - 2002
  • Allen High School
    1994 - 1998
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Melissa Baland