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Jackie and Molly Johannes are, from the outside, a supportive mother and daughter team. 

With the weather warming up, I find myself moving more and taking more of my workouts outside.

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The third and last leg of pregnancy can sometimes be described as rough, and it can be, but you know what else it is? Amazing!

It's no joke when people say that every pregnancy is different! I had one wonderful pregnancy with my son, Nikita, but this one... this one is different. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not married to the porcelain god or anything, but the nausea!

It’s not every day you meet someone who can dead lift a car, bend a steel frying pan with his bare hands, or carry 200 pounds across a parking lot. But meeting someone who can do all of that with type 1 diabetes is downright impressive!

Work, family, school, traffic, finances, and relationships are common sources of stress for many of us. Add diabetes management and you may feel totally overwhelmed.

When Marathoner and Podder Matt Patrick approaches the start line in Hopkinton, MA on April 16th, it will be his 14th time running the Boston Marathon as a qualifier, with dozens more marathons and longer distance races under his belt.

Late last summer, parts of the United States and Puerto Rico were devastated by extreme weather with Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and the California Wildfires.

I have passed into the "I FINALLY have energy!" trimester, a.k.a. the second trimester of pregnancy. My husband and I went to the symphony recently. I had two…errr... three things that are pretty obvious on my body now.

I love to travel. I hate to travel.

Look, I can pirouette around the bedroom naked!  I can jump in the pool without a care. I don’t have to buy clothes with pockets.  I don’t have to juggle and hold something between my teeth or under my chin when I use the toilet!

As many people know, I am very active with the Friends for Life (FFL) conference organized by the organization Children with Diabetes (CWD), which takes place each July in Orlando.  I have been involved since the beginning of FFL and it has been nothing less than an absolute honor and joy.

Basketball.  It’s been a passion of mine ever since I was a kid.  Watching the pros, playing the game with friends, even following fantasy team stats. 

As I’ve mentioned in a few previous blogs, I’m a runner.

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