Feeling thankful for my sweetie in this life with D

Editor’s note: This was written last evening upon returning home from an enjoyable Friday night date with my sweetie.

Arriving at the theater for the play

“Love cures people, both the ones who give it, and the ones who receive it.”                                                                                     -Dr. Kari Menninger

There are some days that one can feel ever so thankful for having a loving and compassionate life partner/spouse. Today is one of those days for me. I realized tonight how thankful I am for my dear husband. Without a second thought, in three ways he made decisions that would allow me to have the best date night possible – keeping my health top priority. We all know how important this is in a life with diabetes. Continue reading

The blessing of restorative yoga

Editor’s note: This post was written last evening after having the most luxurious experience at a restorative yoga class.

Nara Chugen Mantoro (1)pjan vandaele / Foter


I just experienced a little slice of heaven tonight.

Restorative yoga.

Have you ever tried it? It is a definite must. Continue reading

Easy Baked Italian Zucchini

So Friday night I was getting really hungry for dinner but feeling pretty unmotivated to make it. This happens to you too, right? I was planning to reheat some leftover gluten free pasta and spaghetti sauce I had made the night before. But I wasn’t very enthused about it because I tried a new gluten free pasta this time and was not very fond of it. Lesson learned: always stick with Tinkyada brand gluten free pasta – it tastes much better!

Just as I was about to quit wasting time and get off Facebook start making dinner, someone posted a Pinterest recipe to Facebook. I clicked on it to see what it was. It immediately intrigued me. It simply said, cut a zucchini in half, add cherry tomatoes, cheese and fresh basil and bake. There were no specifics such as oven temperature or length of time to bake. I had several zucchini on their last leg in my fridge and some tomatoes not too far from that point either. I decided to give the recipe a try and this is what I came up with!

Easy Baked Italian Zucchini

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