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What we’ve learned - Sunday 5/15: Last year, Wendy of Candy Hearts made a suggestion for this year. She commented “I think Day 7 should be a post about stuff we've learned from other blogs or the experience of coming together online...” Today, let’s do just that!! What have you learned from other blogs - either this week or since finding the D-OC? What has your experience of blogging the DBlog Week topics with other participants been like? What has finding the D-OC done for you? If you'd like, you can even look ahead and tell us what you think the future holds!


This week was so amazing. I can't believe this is the last day! My personal favorite was the diabetes blooper topic. Every time I read one, I couldn't help but to think, "Yep done that!" It's nice to know that any time we make a mistake, we know that we aren't the first.

More importantly, this week taught me that I am not alone. No matter how dark, sad, lonely, or afraid I get, there is always someone out there who knows EXACTLY how I feel.

Since I am a little newer to the DOC this week was a great way to get some new blogs to read and hear stories I never thought I would. I didn't even know type 1.5 was a real thing! I love hearing all the different aspects, because we are all affected and moved by each other.

I am SO thankful that Karen at Bitter Sweet put this together.


Together we can make a difference and help each other lead happier and healthier lives. Thank you to those who participated, who made me laugh, cry, relate, and remind me that we all have a voice and a story to tell.

11 Responses
  1. Pearlsa Says:

    I am glad I found your blog I look forward to reading more of your post.


  2. Blooper day WAS hilarious wasn't it! :D I am new this year to the D-Blog week too and I already can't wait until next year. This was amazing. Love your blog!!!


  3. Kate Says:

    Lauren, thanks for your kind comments on my blog this week. It was nice "meeting" you and so many others. I look forward to following everyone's progress.


  4. I am new to the DOC too, and I am thankful to have made new friends here. This has been a great week!!!


  5. Melissa Says:

    Glad to have found your blog. I started my blog a year before I actually started blogging too. My DDs "rare" diabetes gave me something I really wanted to get out.


  6. So glad I found you and your blog --- thank you so much for sharing your life with us!

    It indeed has been a great week!


  7. This week has been terrific!

    That picture made me laugh! Diabeetus!


  8. Michelle Says:

    Glad to have found your blog! This week has been great! Love the pic...and I know Charlotte will too...Diabeetus, lol!


  9. Daisy Says:

    I am also new to the DOC and have absolutely loved reading everyone's posts this week :) Lauren, yours have been a joy to read every day and I will look forward to seeing more in the future. Well done!

    P.S I didn't know that Diabetes Type 1.5 actually existed either! You learn a new thing every day :) x


  10. Hey - your title is also "The LD". ;) Nice to meet you!


  11. Jane K Says:

    Lauren,
    Thanks for your posts and comments too! Glad to know you and looking forward to lots more sharing in the DOC!


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