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Day 76 of 90:#Dear Diabetes, The Aftermath by Amanda Jones

Dear Diabetes

Day 76 of 90 – #DearDiabetes: The Aftermath #DearDiabetes If I were you I’d be tired of me,Telling the world of your presence, while wishing you were history.After all this is Diabetes Awareness Month,So you’re definitely going to be at the forefront.Yesterday was a successful day at the National Library,In which I got to encourage others to […]

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Day 75 of 90: Women & Diabetes by Amanda Jones

Women & Diabetes

Day 75 of 90 – Women & Diabetes: Our right to a healthy futureFor International Women’s Day 2017, focus was directed to #BeBoldForChange, So effective campaigns for this call to action had to be arranged. A better working and more gender inclusive world was the ultimate goal, But it didn’t end there, because more women-focused themes now unfold. World […]

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Day 74 of 90: Writer’s Block Again by Amanda Jones

Writer's Block Again

Day 74 of 90 – Writer’s Block Again It’s 9pm and this is my plight,Things are getting critical, I don’t know what to write.So much to do in so little time,Whatever I scribble it just has to rhyme.Also, it has to make perfect sense,Line by line, sentence by sentence.So this is my portion for today,Hopefully tomorrow […]

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Day 73 of 90: #DearDiabetes Homewrecker Defined


Day 73 of 90 – #DearDiabetes: Homewrecker Defined Uncontrolled Diabetes, today in your honor, I expand the meaning of what it means to be a homewrecker. The term is usually used in the context of an extramarital affair, But your complications can produce just as much despair. When you’re present you challenge the dynamics of a relationship,As keeping a check […]

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Day 72 of 90: As Long As There Is Pen And Paper

pen and paper

Day 72 of 90 – As Long As There Is Pen and Paper Today I spent some time thinking about you, Of how best I can give you a bad review. You have forced me to become your constant critic, In the hope that you’d turn away and not visit.To many lives you’ve brought only misery,Because of unawareness of […]

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Day 71 of 90:No Electricity by Amanda Jones


Day 71 of 90 – No Electricity!!! This evening we came home to no electricity!!! An unexpected twist to our family evening activity. Everyone had a plan outlined, And each one had to be redesigned. Instead of the planned movie marathon,The boys retreated to their room, and with blocks they carried on.Engel took it as a sign to get some […]

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Day 70 of 90: The Anchor Leg by Amanda Jones


Day 70 of 90 – The Anchor Leg As you may, or may not, be aware,Day 70 of the writing challenge is here.The numbers ending with a zero,Feels like a marking point of how much more to go.Seventy days ago I started this relay,Though sometimes I wished  it was a sprint, on track, I continue to […]

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Day 69 of 90: Rain Makes Us Happier


Day 69 of 90 – Rain Makes Us HappierEarlier on this 90 day goal, day 11 to be exact, I wrote about the happiness of Trinis and its impact. To festivity and food our happiness was connected, But today I discovered, to another, it could be directed. I read an interesting article on the life hack site, ‘People who enjoy […]

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Eyes on Diabetes by Amanda Jones

eyes on diabetes

Eyes on Diabetes- World Diabetes Day is soon approaching again. November 14th, the day after the thirteenth, the day before the 15th, you can’t miss it. This year’s theme is ‘Eyes on Diabetes’. The focus will be on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes and treatment to reduce […]

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The importance of a Will while you are alive. WILL YOU?

will you

Will You? It is a common belief by many that once a will is done somehow your death will be quickened. I think I’ll go with the less popular belief to advocate that a will should not be viewed in this light. Death is inevitable and when it comes it is definitely too late for you […]

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