’cause there’s a million things to be

diabetes didn’t fit in.

it wasn’t the story;
we were,
and i liked that.

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ground control to major tom

ever come face to face with someone harboring a radically different perspective on diabetes? one that doesn’t jive with yours? one that you wish you didn’t still hear? one that takes just a little something from you? one that hurts your heart and reminds you of how much work there is still to do? ever […]

and everything he sees is blue

big blue test time is one of my favorite times of the year. an external reason to get my blood pumping and exercise. today, i submitted two big blue tests and it wasn’t as challenging as i thought it would be. it wasn’t as grueling as i imagined. in fact, it felt really…good. today i […]

the crystal ship is being filled

on day 0 of medicine x, i, along with other epatients, attended and participated in a special event called “partnering for health” sponsored by eli lilly and company. the day revolved around clinical trials. hearing from the patients who may take part in said trials was the goal of the day. eli lilly wanted us […]

sun, sun, sun, here it comes

in the wake of the great and powerful stanford medicine x conference, i want to share with you a recent trip i took. it all started in the bar where i tend. i’m doing my thing at sleepy dog brewery, pouring and delivering beers, when a woman walks in. erica. she has been in before, […]

something only we know

welcome to medicine x. you, sit in a room filled with powerful, strong headed people living with life circumstances you really can only begin to imagine and you listen. you try and be a sponge while also lending hugs and handshakes, you might meet the same person five times. load up your twitter, tweetdeck, tweetchat, […]

pop, pop, pop that thang

this post is not drug related, despite the title. or, well, i guess it is. insulin is a drug isn’t it? correction to that first line there: this post is indeed drug related. LIFE UPDATE i moved to mesa, arizona on sunday night. yes, i did mean to write night. we left berkeley, california around […]

Diabetes Blog Week 2014: Day 3

that was my first diabetes blog. A Bit of a Written Advantage i started it when i was 20 and kept it a secret until now. i did so because it reveals a darkened heart and a troubled soul i didn’t share it with my parents i didn’t share it with my friends i am […]

Diabetes Blog Week 2014: Day 2

send me well wishes, not tricks up your sleeve because right when i need you, you also need me there’s no changing colors, no charging up dues, no market impressions, no turning up clues i test, you trial, as our turbulence goes on for lightyears, discomfort and woes you never asked for permission, to park […]

Rocking Coachella With Diabetes

today i am heading out to coachella. it is a music festival in indio, CA near los angeles. it is four days of dancing in the hot hot sun. before i get to the diabetes part of this post, i must disclose that the photo above came about because our only housemate who couldn’t attend […]