What is the best day ever in your life? Mine was July 5, 2016.
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The Top Peloton Instructors To Motivate And Inspire Your Ride
I got my Peloton on Father’s Day weekend, 2019. I had just tipped the scales at the highest weight in my life and, with 6 months to go before my 50th birthday, I was determined…
Why Type 2 Diabetes Puts You At Risk For Kidney Disease
What is your risk for kidney disease? Take a simple quiz to assess, and make a plan to talk to your doctor about your kidney health and type 2 diabetes.
Team Diabetes Race Report: Edmonton Marathon
The Edmonton Marathon marked my 10th Team Diabetes event. Here’s a race report as I gear up for a fundraising push and intense training schedule for my biggest Team D event ever.
Team Diabetes 2018 Calendar Of Events Revealed!
A new calendar of events has been revealed for Team Diabetes. The 2018 calendar includes races in Iceland, Dublin, and a cruise!
The 21 Day Challenge To End Diabetes – Follow at #Diabetes21
Together we can end diabetes. Changing your lifestyle will work towards ending type 2 diabetes, raising money and awareness can get us closer to a cure for type 1 diabetes. Here’s how to do the #Diabetes21 challenge.
How Will #TheGivingEffect Inspire You?
A few weeks ago, I received this email from TELUS asking if I’d be interested in organizing a charity event to inspire others. “We believe that every act of giving – big or small –…
How Dad Bloggers Have Influence
The influence of dad bloggers is growing. There are more campaigns targeted and engaging dads all the time. And they work. Here’s how two dad bloggers have influenced me both big and small.
Darth Vader Has Diabetes. And He’s Finally Talking About It.
James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader, has diabetes. He’s lived with Type 2 diabetes for 20 yrs and is now talking about his illness and how he copes. This is fantastic.
What’s New With Team Diabetes For 2016
I’m right into the swing of training for Team Diabetes, and there are a slew of announcements for the year. Check out these inspiring events to try out!
This Is #WhyIRun, What About You? Why Do You #SweatForThis?
Fall is my new year. It’s a perfect time to get back into routine, to start a habit, to get back to basics. It’s why I run, to lose myself and to find myself.
How I Train For A Marathon
It’s time once again to train for a marathon. It will be my first in 7 years, my 5th career marathon, and it will take me 9 months to get across the finish.
Accuracy Matters: How Having Diabetes Is Like Running Out Of Gas
What’s it like having diabetes? Imagine constantly trying to read a very vague gas gauge, trying to maintain the tank. Accuracy matters, check out Max Domi’s story.
My Nominee For the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award
The Governor General Caring Canadian Award is given to Canadians who volunteer their time to help others and build a smarter and more caring nation. That’s my friend, Harry Flint.
The Team Diabetes Mall Marathon: How Far Can Someone Walk In 26 Hours?
I have made a bigger commitment to Team Diabetes for my next event. Not only do I want to raise $25,000, I want to convince 25 people to join the team raising money and awareness for the CDA and setting fitness goals and habits for themselves. Here are the details on my 26 Hour Mall Marathon with XL 103.
What Does Having Diabetes Feel Like?
What does having diabetes feel like? Unless you ride that emotional roller coaster every day, it’s impossible to understand. Balancing Diabetes by kerri Sparling offers real world insight into a life with diabetes and the balance that diabetics try to achieve. It’s not a textbook, or an advice script, it’s just a collection of real life stories and experiences from people trying to Balance Diabetes and live life with a broken pancreas.