Category Archives: Daily Prompt

Who Discovered Insulin

It was back in the day in 1921 that Frederick Banting and Charles H Best discovered insulin. Banting and Best injected the hormone into a diabetic dog and found that it effectively lowered high blood glucose levels to normal. So … Continue reading

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The Daily Prompt – Loyal

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ~ Ernest Hemingway Of course, this was way before personal computers and eReaders “I love dogs.  They live in the moment and don’t care about anything except affection and food.  They’re … Continue reading

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Foggy

Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. ~ E. L. Doctorow So true. At least writing has been this way … Continue reading

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How to sail my ship

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship. ~ Louisa May Alcott ~ The Daily Prompt: ADRIFT

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Feeling tired? Check your blood sugar

First off, a bit of introduction. Admittedly, I have taken a break from the blogging, mostly for the reason that I didn’t know what to blog about. But decided to come back, and here goes. Feel tired? I can relate. … Continue reading

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Flying with type 2 diabetes

This involves some advance planning. While traveling by car allows for more flexibility with food, it is not so should you choose to fly. The airline food is not necessarily the healthiest. BuzzFeed website provides information of airline meals for … Continue reading

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Label everything?

Do we really need to label everything?  Here’s what Tyra Banks has to say: I don’t like the label ‘plus-size’ — I call it ‘fiercely real.’ On ‘Top Model,’ we call it fiercely real. I don’t want to use the … Continue reading

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