For the record, you can blame Kim for this.
“You know what I would enjoy? A really well done satire site focused solely on diabetes. Like The Onion, except… The Cinnamon? Someone create this, please.”
Naturally, I couldn’t resist – so I checked Tumblr for URL options and ended up with the-cinnamon.tumblr.com.
The idea is simple: find a stereotype, assumption, or nugget of truth and then add a hefty dose of satire with a side of silly.
Seeing how this is the end of the 3 day weekend, I am hoping that you are reading this blog post tomorrow (Tuesday). Vacation people! Get away from your computers for a bit. That being said, I have 2 treats for you today. Don’t worry, we will resume our regularly scheduled sentences tomorrow. Continue reading
I know I’ve been at this whole Diabetes thing a relatively short time compared to a lot of you out there. 6.5 years doesn’t really have the same ring to it as “since I was 5” or something like that. But I’ve been stabbing myself in the stomach, arm, finger long enough to be as comfortable with all that Diabetes management requires of me mentally. Of course that doesn’t mean that mentally I’m always on board with what has to be done, but I’m at least aware of the necessary tasks. Continue reading
Last week I made an impulse purchase. After reading Haidee Merrit’s guest post over at The Butter Compartment, I felt obligated to do my part. You can imagine how surprised I was to see a rather uniquely designed package come in the mail on Saturday, personalized message and all. Continue reading