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Sue Rericha
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Mother of five, wife of one, and Type 2 diabetic.
Mother of five, wife of one, and Type 2 diabetic.

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The Blame Game
This is my third in a series of posts for  Diabetes Blog Week 2017 . The Blame Game, huh? That's one of the prompts for D-Blog Week. Oh such a loaded topic. People with diabetes being blamed for their illness? Really? ALL. THE. TIME. Hey, I have Type 2 diab...

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The Cost of a Chronic Illness
This is my first in a series of posts for  Diabetes Blog Week 2017 . Today's topic is the cost of chronic illness. This is an awkward topic for me to speak of since I'm not using medication or insulin as part of my diabetes management, which is what most pe...

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Diabetes and the Unexpected
This is my first in a series of posts for Diabetes Blog Week 2017 . Today's topic for d-blog week is "Diabetes and the Unexpected." I admit I'm not sure where to start here as everything about diabetes pretty much is unexpected. Physically and emotionally. ...

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Saying good-bye to a long-time friend and companion
Yesterday (yes, on Christmas) we had to say good-bye to our 13 year old dog, Sadie. Most of the kids remember when we adopted her from the shelter the Monday after returning form a family vacation. She was about six weeks old. It was six weeks after we had ...

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The emotional side of diabetes
I've vented here many times about my frustrations with diabetes. The outward emotions of anger, denial, and bitterness. However I rarely talk about my inward struggles. Call it emotional wellbeing, mental health, or any of the other terms. Whatever label yo...

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Review: Diet To Go meals
A while ago I was approached by a representative from Diet to Go to try out their meals geared toward people with diabetes. Since they were sending me the meals for free in exchange for my own honest opinion, I figured why not. Now I will say that I don't t...

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My Diabetes Advocacy Plan
Disclaimer: Diabetes Hands Foundation provided me with a scholarship to MasterLab 2016 which included transportation, lodging, and conference admission. However all opinions posted about the event are my own. During MasterLab 2016 , we were given a workbook...

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Can't go to #MasterLab?
This will be my third year at MasterLab, a day full of advocacy sessions. I've been honored to receive a scholarship to attend through Diabetes Hands Foundation for my work as a Diabetes Advocate. My travel, hotel, and conference fees have been covered. Of ...
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