It's a Twinderful Life

Looking For the Silver Lining in All of Life's Clouds

diabetes and redemption.

Oh my gosh, you guys. I watched this video this morning because I was interested by the title: “What if we’re wrong about Diabetes?” And I was TOTALLY floored by what I saw. I’ve been thinking this way about diabetes and other illnesses for a couple of years now, but I didn’t expect many others, especially a physician trained in western medicine, to think the same way. Not only was I surprised to learn that an E.R. doctor is trying to change how we think about/treat diabetes and insulin resistance, but I was also touched by his humility. In short, I felt inspired.

As some of you know, Steve was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes 5 years ago. It was completely out of the blue. He had no noticeable signs or symptoms and wasn’t overweight. We’re lucky that it showed up on a routine blood test.

Since then, we’ve been trying different ways of eating and exercise to see if we can “reverse” it. We’re making progress.

This video is SO WORTH the 16 minutes.

Have a great week!

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fireproof.

We hope you all have been having an awesome holiday season! We’ve been thoroughly enjoying it here and have been having way too much fun being together and eating delicious, not-in-any-way-healthy food. Let’s just say that come January we are definitely due for a major detox.

On another note, I just watched this movie again today. If you haven’t seen it you should definitely put it on your “To Do” list while it’s still on Netflix. I’ve seen this movie at least 5  times but it never gets old. And while I love the concept of “fireproofing” your marriage, I like to extend that to all of our relationships with our fellow men. We are truly blessed with the opportunity to make mistakes and go through trials and learn from them. I wouldn’t be who I am today without this precious gift.

I hope we can all try a little harder to be a little better every day and cut each other some slack because Heaven knows none of us are perfect. I, for one, and going to hug my husband and family a little harder today and tell them how much I love them. I hope you’ll join me, and that you’ll have a fantastic New Year!

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