Category: acceptance

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Catching a Moment of Grace

I spent my life equating value with effort. I always thought I had to put in 110%. Thats why, when I kept reading 18 mmol/L on my glucometer, I felt like a royal failure. I tried everything, I mean EVERYTHING. I’d rationed my food, walked up and down hills. Ingested chromium and cinnamon. Swallowed mountains of bitter gourd, had acupuncture and kineseology. I even tapped my chakras for a whole year. I cried a river, searched my childhood for wounds, visualised my pancreas as a big pink love heart regrowing cells “ compassionately

Hear my story- why I’ve created this blog

Lately it’s become clear to me that to share my heart and passion it’s important for you, the reader, to know the person behind the words. Words can be finely crafted, expressing the things we often times don’t dare to say out loud, but they can also be the armour we put up to shield the very real vulnerability we feel. When I found out that I had … Read More Hear my story- why I’ve created this blog

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Coming to terms with Diagnosis and Treatment

As part of the healing process I have made it my business to reach out to people like me who are passionate about yoga, and its ability to manage the emotions that surface when dealing with a chronic disease like diabetes. Last week I featured a post by Michelle Sorensen. I  found her via a random facebook post which dealt with grief and diabetes. From … Read More Coming to terms with Diagnosis and Treatment