Festivals are perfect occasions for families to get together. Often, these gatherings are characterised by a variety of food in a typical Indian household. My parents are both diabetics. They are quite strict about what they eat. But my heart goes out as I see them resisting the temptation during these festive times as the… Read More 4 tricks to ensure the diabetic in your house enjoys the festive season
Magic, I have seen it happen Pushpa has two daughters and has been married ten years. Her parents got her married off, while in her teens to the first person they could find-never bothering about her choices, or the character of the man they were giving her away to. She had had to leave her education midway while her future husband was even less literate than… Read More Emerge as a butterfly
It’s been over 10 months our kids have been at home. Parents all over commonly express how this phase has particularly been hard. It’s been tough to manage with no play dates, no summer camp, no park time or external activities or play areas. I also initially struggled with this. However, on a day when my husband and I both… Read More The true heroes – Kids in lockdown
Whatsapp is a very popular messaging platform. It’s a lifeline for many. Many people measure their social circle by the number of whatsapp groups they are part of (clearly quantity means more than quality!) Let’s have some fun by stereotyping (I know stereotyping may attract some trolls!) but it’s all in good jest. Here’s a… Read More Kind of people on our whatsapp groups!
I love Bollywood (so much for originality?). Bollywood, a portmanteau of “Hollywood” and “Bombay” (now called Mumbai), is home to the Hindi film industry. It regularly churns out hundreds of movies every year spanning drama, action, comedy, thrillers and any genre you can think of. While films are a medium to escape reality, many of… Read More Bollywood – we can love it or hate it, but we just can’t ignore it!
Sanya was lost in her own thoughts amidst her friends’ cacophonic chatter. Vir was everything she wanted in her husband. He was perfect for her but she felt that he deserved better. She was unsure what her response would be to his proposal for marriage. Sanya was the only daughter of a business magnate… Read More Give love a chance!
Although diabetes is a chronic condition, it is possible for diabetics to lead normal lives by controlling their blood sugar levels with nutritious diet, stress reduction, regular exercise and proper medication. Planning a healthy and nutritious diet is critical to keep blood sugar levels in check. The Nutrition Therapy for Adults With Diabetes or Prediabetes: A… Read More Meal planning for diabetes management
Diabetes is a much-feared condition, chronic and seemingly difficult to manage. People who find that they have diabetes are counselled to make a complete overhaul of their lifestyles, that includes constant monitoring and taking medication. While doctors and caregivers help and support but ultimately it is the person living with diabetes who can live better… Read More How patient self-motivation is a major factor in managing diabetes
Diabetes is a widespread disease which generally occurs due to inadequate production of insulin by the pancreas or when the cells of the body do not respond to the insulin produced. According to an article in The Hindu from November 2019, one in six people with diabetes in the world is from India. The numbers place the country at number two with… Read More 3 ways to effectively control blood sugar levels and stay protected
We spend considerable time on social media. This has only amplified in the past few months in lockdown. In identifying patterns, here’s a list of different kinds of social media users. This is based on my own experience and is not intended to target anyone specifically (in today’s charged environment, disclaimers are as important as… Read More Different kinds of social media users!