When I received a message from Amy Tenderich asking for my information to send me an invitation to the Roche Social Media Summit, my first thought was “Why me?” — To be honest, I haven’t been talking about diabetes that much lately, and moving from KC to Chicago kind of sidetracked me from my ideas and projects for the Diabetes Hands Foundation. But somehow the word got out that I could participate, share and benefit from the event. To whoever mentioned my name: I love you! I feel like I won the lottery!
Last month I was fortunate to attend the Weekend for Women in Raleigh, and a couple of days ago I was in Orlando, not necessarily visiting Mickey Mouse, but connecting with people with diabetes in social media. It’s, by far, one of the most enriching experiences of my life and I’m absolutely grateful for it.