Cooking Through Lyfe
5 Reasons Why You Actually Should Try That “Breathing” Thing
Have you had someone tell you just to breathe and your natural reaction was something along the lines of rolling your eyes or wanting desperately to punch them in the face? Especially if you’re upset or stressed about something. It’s like it makes your blood boil even more. Don’t tell me ...
March 28, 2017
A Personal Story of Struggle and Triumph over Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a devastating and aggressive form of cancer. It is most often caused by exposure to asbestos, a harmful natural mineral that was used for decades in a variety of applications. Getting a diagnosis of this type of cancer can feel like your world is ending; the prognosis is rarely ...
March 27, 2017
The Best Brazilian Restaurant In NYC- As Told By A Brazilian!
Hi everyone! I’m Bia and I’m going to share a super comfy and tasty restaurant in New York City for those who enjoy good Brazilian food. I am a type one diabetic and I try to eat healthy food most of the time. In February, I went to New York City for six days and I confess that at the...
March 24, 2017
How to Manage Chronic Pain
March 23, 2017
Cooking Through Lyfe
The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Protein Sources
“Where do you get your protein?” It is a question all too common for anyone who has tried to reduce their consumption of animal products. Likewise, it is one of the first concerns one may have after learning about the cruelty and environmental impact of the factory farming industry, or the ...
March 22, 2017
The Best Abdominal and Core Exercises
Toned, washboard abs will keep your partner happy and boost your self-confidence with every outfit you put on. So get ready to pull those tight pants out of your dresser, this is the abs workout guide to six-pack abs and a flat, toned core! <strong>Bulking</strong> Many women can ...
March 21, 2017
Why I Hate Diabetes, But Love Being A Diabetic
Diagnosed just a little over seven years ago, diabetes has become “the norm”. By now, the carb counting, injecting in public, and answering looks and questions from strangers when I stab a needle in my stomach, is all second nature; it doesn’t phase me anymore. But, when I was first ...
March 20, 2017
Diabetes: Stigma, Blame and Shame
Diabetes is on the rise in the U.S. While there is awareness about the physical complications of the disease, few healthcare providers and people without diabetes take into account the social stigma attached to diabetes and the toll it takes on patients. Many people living with diabetes feel ...
March 16, 2017
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PB&T Chocolate Pudding
If you live on the East Coast, chances are you are recovering from a snow day this morning. For us, there is no better time than a snow day to try out a new recipe! Besides, if you are going to stay in and cuddle up on the couch, why not make something sweet and healthy to indulge in? Check out ...
March 15, 2017
Best Exercises to Get Started on Eliminating Back Pain
If you have back pain, the fear of exacerbating your pain further is real. So you stop moving. But what about all of the things you used to love to do? Even just walking, or getting into the car, or lying down for bed without pain? I’ve been there. You have to start somewhere. Living with pain,...
March 14, 2017
Accepting Diabetes And Using Social Media For Positivity
My name is Rowena. I am a professional dancer/ choreographer/ instructor based in Liverpool, UK. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2014, 2 days before my 24 I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2014, 2 days before my 24thbirthday. During the lead up to diagnosis, I had all of the classic...
March 13, 2017
Interview Series: Louise Bak Refshauge on ‘Bling Your Pen’
This week, we launched our much anticipated Market Place, a one-stop shop for all of your favorite diabetes-friendly products! In the Market Place we feature a variety of products from a variety of brands, but what they all have in common is the fact they were all created by Patient ...
March 10, 2017
Interview Series: Anna Sjӧberg of AnnaPS Scandinavia
One of our favorite brands of diabetes friendly clothing, is AnnaPS. They design clothing from t-shirts, tank tops, and sports bras, to underwear for men, women, and children that have integrated pockets to carry diabetes devices, thus making life a little bit easier for those living with ...
May 25, 2017
Recap: Yoga In Central Park by Yoga on the Fly x Lyfebulb
Tuesday, May 16th was the perfect spring day. The temperature was in the mid to high 70’s, the sun was out, and the weather was breezy. If that alone was not enough to make one feel happy and at peace, add in the yoga. In partnership with Lyfebulb Patient Entrepreneur, Elizabeth Feinstone,...
May 24, 2017
How Camp Ho Mita Koda Has Impacted My Life
A lot of things have impacted my life, few as much as Camp Ho Mita Koda (HMK). I first went to camp sometime in the late 1980’s for a picnic that was put on by the doctors and staff at Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. I was a few years into my ...
May 23, 2017