The Best Moment of My Life

The Best Moment of My Life is the first of my “Comfort Companion Stories.”Our Glazov family love affair with flying small aircraft began when my husband, Jordan, took flying lessons in a piper cub airplane, while he was attending Northwestern University Law School; and I was studying at Ohio State University to become a teacher. Jordan…

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Diabetes Comfort Companion Stories

I am passionate about encouraging, educating and offering comfort to families who deal the never-ending challenges of diabetes management! In 2002, while I was attending the Iowa Summer Writing Festival at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, I began writing Purr-fect Pals: A Kid, A Cat and Diabetes.  Purr-fect Pals is a picture book for children with…

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The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation

“EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION…LIFE WITHOUT DIABETES!  Wouldn’t that be wonderful?  Until that day is upon us, we need to give our children and families the tools they need to manage their diabetes.  We, at the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation, believe the best way for that to happen is through education.”What you have just read is…

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A Marathon Run for Lung Cancer and Scholoarships for Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Hurrah for Serendipity! Last week I received an email from Mary Podjasek, the President of the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation Mary’s friend, Carole Ewert was reading  Christy Suerth’s LUNGevity website. Christy is committed to training and running on with a  LUNGevity team in her FIRST Chicago Marathon on October 12, 2008. She is running to find a cure for…

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DASH TO CURE DIABETES

In 1985, when our eldest son, Joshua, was diagnosed with Type I diabetes were told, “There will be a cure in the next five years.” At that time Joshua was 15 years old and on Saturday, July 12th, we will celebrate his 38th birthday. For almost 23 years we have been wanting and working towards a cure…

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I’m Going To Keep On Truckin’

Today is the 5th Monday of the Month and I decided to share a Brian Color Conflict Resolution experience with you.  My goal is to encourage you, as I did, to challenge yourself and change your Brain Color Perspective. Yesterday, my friend and blog mentor, Karen Hanrahan and I had a blog brainstorming session. Karen is a “Blue Brainer.” I affectionately…

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Mom’s Message

MOM’S MESSAGE© Because it is Diabetes Research and Management Month, I wanted to share my Mom’s Message from, Purr-fect Pals: A Kid, A Cat and Diabetes©, my picture book for children with diabetes with you.Mom’s Message“Someday, you will never want to change what has happened to Joshua,” my friend Joyce told me as she and I stood…

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Diabetes Research and Management Month

Diabetes Connections and THE DASH to Cure Diabetes This month is Diabetes Research and Management Month and one of my favorite words resonated with me again… Synchronicity. The synchronicity began with my friend, Caryn Amster, author of Pied Piper of South Shore . Caryn sent me an article that had appeared in the Daily Herald Newspaper. The story highlighted Jenna…

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