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Nicole Purcell lists having type 1 diabetes last when she's asked to provide information about herself - because that's where it belongs.
She is, first and foremost, a daughter, sister, aunt, partner, and friend and a professional fundraiser, writer, advocate, and clown. Diabetes is both incidental and central in her life - an afterthought that makes its way front and center more often than she'd like it to.
A native New Englander, Nicole has worked as a fundraising executive for various non-profit organizations since 1997 and keeps a blog at CuriousGirl.
Nicole's foray into the world of parakeet training failed miserably; so she's gone with plan B - taking her own calls, delivering her own mail, and eating her own beets. Her most recent obsession is the CD Fortress Round My Heart from Ida Mariaâ€¦
Nicole Purcell is a writer, a poet, a friend, a daughter, a sister, an aunt. She is also a type 1 diabetic. Coming on three decades with the naughty passenger. Diabetes is both incidental and central in her life - an afterthought that makes its way front and center more often than she'd like it to.
Truthfully, things just got hell-a busy. Between work and freelance creative writing and dance and trying to maintain a social life of some sort, I got behind in posting here. (READ MORE)
I have been, on off nights from dance and other things, increasing the time and distance of my runs. I've even started running outdoors (not something I've ever done or enjoyed). At least once a week, I run the city streets and each week I venture to go a little longer. I've built up to about
Thing is, I have
Michelle Kowalski, a writer, editor and photography hobbiest living in Phoenix, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2005. In January 2008, as part of her quest to start on an insulin pump, Michelle learned that she actually has type 1 diabetes. (Read More)
Nicole Purcell lists having type 1 diabetes last when she's asked to provide information about herself - because that's where it belongs. (Read More)