Essay Titles

While in no way set in stone, I wanted to share a list of the working topic titles from Dear Warriors. Tell me what you think!

Introduction- Why “Warriors”?


Warriors in the Making

Building Perseverance: The Hill
The Gift of Helping
Changing Patterns: 2 Eggs & 2 Pieces of Toast
New Challenges: That First Shot
New Realities: Anniversary Cake
New Perspectives: The Real Enemy


There’s a Warrior in All of Us


THE WARRIOR BODY

Embracing What’s in the Mirror
Breathe In…Breathe Out.
Feeding the Body
We’re Human
Building Muscle


THE WARRIOR MIND

Feeding the Mind
Excuses & Compassion
Defining “Normal”
Laughter
Meditation

THE WARRIOR SPIRIT

Feeding the Soul
Wedding Dress (early version on Beyond Type 1)
Changing Schedules
Fears
Letting Go

BRINGING THE WARRIOR TOGETHER

Weathering Our Dark Days
Clockwork: The Benefits of Rhythm
The Funk
Enjoying Life Day by Day
Why


Specialized Training: Diabetic EXP

THE DIABETIC WARRIOR BODY

Ode to My Spotted Fingers
High Sugar Fog
My Feet- Body Appreciation
Appreciation of Inner Body Knowledge
Losing Weight

THE DIABETIC WARRIOR MIND

Grief
Guilt of Expenses (early version on InsulinNation)
Peace with What If…
Anger at Insurance Companies
Anger at Medical Personnel

THE DIABETIC WARRIOR SPIRIT

Guiding Our Fellow Warriors
Things Comply. We Collaborate.
Medical Waste (early version on InsulinNation)
Love for Carbs
Family Support- Hiding Your Problems

BRINGING THE DIABETIC WARRIOR TOGETHER

Holidays
Gaining Weight
How Long Do I Have?
Dragging Shit Around- Dealing with Logistics
Sweat- Starving Brain
Sickness


Our Warrior Allies



Independence (early version on InsulinNation)
Friends
Appreciation for Medical Personnel- Nurse Practitioner
Help from Outsiders- Coworkers Seeing Reactions
Children at School with Diabetes
Trying the "Impossible"
Our Weaknesses Teach Compassion
Better Teammates


In Conclusion: Just One More


Art and Artists

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