My Green Brain is always looking for latest information about diabetes. A few days ago, I found the Diabetes Awareness Facebook Page in the sidebar of my Facebook profile page and “Liked” the page. My Orange Brain enjoyed the educational and engaging  Diabetes Facts and Myths Video and the Health Nuts’ What Is Diabetes Video. I…

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Yesterday, July, 17, 2012 was a landmark date for diabetes prevention and treatment in Illinois. Our Governor, Governor Pat Quinn, signed a new law to raise awareness and increase education about diabetes through out our state to improve health and wellness. The new law provides that every November 14th  will be declared “Diabetes Awareness Day”…

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1st blog entry about the Princess Shayna Musical This is the 2nd entry about the Princess Shayna Musical. Thursday is my Yellow Brain scheduled blog post day about diabetes. I thought the message I received from Kim Woycke, the director of the Princess Shayna Musical, would be the perfect blog post. On February 13th Kim sent me message and said, “I did cast…

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Today, my Orange Brain was delighted to receive a Google Alert letting me know that my interview with Amy Mercer about my children’s fairy tale, Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visble Gift was now online. Amy is the author of The Smart Woman’s Guide to Diabetes: Authentic Advice on Everything from Eating to Dating and Motherhood.  Amy, who has Type 1 diabetes is a free lance…

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The Thanksgiving holiday is a bittersweet time for me. I celebrated the 47th anniversary of meeting my husband, Jordan, and the following day I acknowledged the 26th anniversary of our son, Joshua being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. When I redesigned my new website, I made sure there was a section about “Diabetes” that would offered visitors educational and inspirational experiences. One of the sections…

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It is a rare occasion to open the front page of a newspaper and read the headline and stories that are not are sad, disturbing and often violent. I was delighted to read a front page headline and story that was joyful, encouraging and educational. “Writing from Chicago” was the headline and the story feature 4 local Jewish authors. One of them…

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On Tuesday, I sent out my November BrainBuzz Newsletter. If you missed your copy,  click Sheila Glazov’s November BrainBuzz  to read about: What’s New: Announcements about my books, how to “Like” my newly redesigned Facebook Fan Page, and information about subscribing to this Blog, if you are not a regular subscriber. A Time of Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving celebrations, traditions and a secret about my husband and I…

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If you are going venture into creating new ideas,  use your “Blue Brain” to communicate, collaborate and brainstorm with someone else. This morning, I was discussing over-due changes to my Facebook Fan Page with Jackie deBoer, my social media consultant. The more Jackie chatted about the much need changes to the Fan Page the more prolific our ideas  to improve the page. This…

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