Photo Friday: At the Corner of Existence and Acceptance, LGBTQ Pride, Tel Aviv, Israel

2019.06.14 Tel Aviv Pride Parade, Tel Aviv, Israel 1650017
2019.06.14 Tel Aviv Pride Parade, Tel Aviv, Israel 1650017 (View on Flickr.com)

This week’s photograph wasn’t taken in Washington, DC. However, LGBTQ pride, or really the desire to exist as one’s authentic self, is universal.

Enjoy the photographs, along with a sunset photo from the Mediterranean sea :).

2019.06.14 Tel Aviv Pride Parade, Tel Aviv, Israel 1650026
2019.06.14 Tel Aviv Pride Parade, Tel Aviv, Israel 1650026 (View on Flickr.com)
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2019.06.14 Tel Aviv Pride Parade, Tel Aviv, Israel 1650033 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.06.13 Hilton Beach at Tel Aviv Pride, Tel Aviv Israel 1640048
2019.06.13 Hilton Beach at Tel Aviv Pride, Tel Aviv Israel 1640048 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for Publishing my Photograph, in Here Are The Restaurants Moving Out (And In) On 14th Street | DCist

2016.06.11 LGBTQ Pride in Washington, DC USA 05634
2016.06.11 LGBTQ Pride in Washington, DC USA 05634 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for publishing my photograph, @DCist, of maybe a happier time for certain eating establishments on 14th Street, in Washington, DC.

The photo is from 2016 during the annual @CapitalPrideDC celebration. Here’s one from on the same street; the happiness persists… enjoy.

2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-46
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-46 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-29
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-29 (View on Flickr.com)

It’s a time of transition for the nightlife hotspot.

Source: Here Are The Restaurants Moving Out (And In) On 14th Street | DCist

Photos from the 2019 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA – The future is (authentically) ours

2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590014
2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590014 (View on Flickr.com)

I’m sharing some photos from this year’s (2019) @capitalpridedc LGBTQ pride parade. These are the images of our #LGBTQ communities, across the spectrum of humanity, getting stronger, more determined, and in control of their health and life destinies each day/month/year. I was especially excited to see people living as their authentic selves, made possible by access to medically supervised transition care, as well as whole families who came to support their communities.

Isn’t Washington, DC beautiful?

“First, the LGBT community has never given up on a struggle, even if it took decades to achieve. And second, in the end, they always win.” – Jerome Pohlen, “Gay and Lesbian History for Kids”

Enjoy the photos, more are coming, the camera loves people in control of their health and life destinies.

2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590004
2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590004 (View on Flickr.com)
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2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590088 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590024
2019.06.08 Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 1590024 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for Publishing my Photo, in Go Home Already| DCist

2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 157-3
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 157-3 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for publishing my photograph, @DCist.

It’s of one of Washington, DC’s favorite landmarks, the Liz in love mural at @DachaDC.

What’s not to love?

Happy LGBTQ pride.

Plus, Sizzling Express in Capitol Hill is closing, and more news.

Source: Go Home Already: Washingtonians Still Really Love Their Cars | DCist

Photo Friday: Being our authentic selves isn’t good enough. It’s amazing. Happy LGBTQ Pride from Washington, DC USA

2019.06.06 Capital Pride Rooftop Rally, Washington, DC USA 2046
2019.06.06 Capital Pride Rooftop Rally, Washington, DC USA 2046 (View on Flickr.com)

For the people who are told by society that they aren’t amazing, or beautiful, it’s our job to remind them that they’re being lied to.

Happy LGBTQ Pride from Washington, DC, the most inclusive city in the 🌎.

2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 157-3
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 157-3 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-40
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-40 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-29
2019.06.05 DC Pride People and Places with Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 156-29 (View on Flickr.com)

Additional photos of pride from Washington, DC are below. Enjoy.

Thanks for Publishing my photos, in 6 Unexpected Pride Parades Worth Traveling For | Here Magazine

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Tel Aviv Pride 2014 44199 (View on Flickr.com)

Thank you for publishing my photographs, @TheHereMagazine.

I of course don’t think any of these places are unexpected, they are beautiful by nature, as is equality and the ability to the authentic human you are.

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Madrid Pride Orgullo 2015 58361 (View on Flickr.com)

Happy Pride.

This year marks 50 since the Stonewall Uprising, the fateful night a handful of LGBTQ+ New Yorkers took to the streets in radical protest against…

Source: 6 Unexpected Pride Parades Worth Traveling For | Here

Photos Friday: The Vessel and The Stonewall Inn, New York City, NY USA

2019.05.16 The Vessel, New York City, NY USA 02578
2019.05.16 The Vessel, New York City, NY USA 02578 (View on Flickr.com)

I’m allowing this week’s Photo Friday to not be about Washington, DC. It’s a special occasion 🙂 .

Above and below are The Vessel Sculpture in New York City, as well as photographs from the iconic Stonewall Inn.

It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate. We thank our ancestors for being intolerant.

Enjoy the photos (Stonewall, The Vessel).

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2019.05.14 Stonewall National Monument, New York, NY USA 02610 (View on Flickr.com)
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2019.05.14 Stonewall National Monument, New York, NY USA 02607 (View on Flickr.com)
2019.05.16 The Vessel, New York City, NY USA 0494
2019.05.16 The Vessel, New York City, NY USA 0494 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for Publishing my Photograph, PoPville, in “Bowser Administration Asks Residents to Provide Feedback on DC Values”

2019.05.11 DC Funk Parade featuring Batala, Washington, DC USA 02290
2019.05.11 DC Funk Parade featuring Batala, Washington, DC USA 02290 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for publishing my photograph, @PopVille.

It’s of the awesome @BatalaDC at this year’s Washington, DC @FunkParade.

#DCValues are being the most inclusive city in the 🌎, along with a lot of other wonderful things.

2019.05.11 DC Funk Parade featuring Batala, Washington, DC USA 02271
2019.05.11 DC Funk Parade featuring Batala, Washington, DC USA 02271 (View on Flickr.com)

Additional photos from the Funk Parade are below, enjoy.

Photo by PoPville flickr user Ted EytanFrom a press release:”Over the past three years, Mayor Bowser and the DC Office of Planning (OP) have collected community input to understand what residents care about most as the District continues to thrive, grow, and prosper. Eight DC values – access

Source: PoPville » “Bowser Administration Asks Residents to Provide Feedback on DC Values”

Thanks for Publishing my Photo of the 2019 Vermont Avenue Garden Blooms Party, PoPville, in  “Best places to volunteer?”

2019.05.04 Vermont Avenue Garden Blooms and Work Party, Washington, DC USA 01771
2019.05.04 Vermont Avenue Garden Blooms and Work Party, Washington, DC USA 01771 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for publishing my photograph, @Popville, in this post.

It’s of the 2019 Vermont Avenue Garden Blooms (and Work) Party.

The answer to the question in the title of course, is “there are many, this is Washington, DC.”

Additional photos from Vermont Avenue are below. Isn’t Washington, DC beautiful?

With Frank Smith, PhD, visionary Executive Director of the African American Civil War Memorial, civil rights activist, and Washington, DC political leader (www.afroamcivilwar.org/director-of-the-museum.html )

2019 Annual Vermont Avenue Garden Blooms & (Work) Party, Washington, DC USA

Information on the history of Vermont, Avenue, NW, home of the most important civil rights movements of our time: teyt.in/vermontave

More info about the 2019 Garden Blooms & (Work) Party, including sponsors: www.facebook.com/events/635605566900021/

Photo by PoPville flickr user Ted Eytan”Dear PoPville,I’m looking for creative and meaningful ways to volunteer my time in DC. Do you have any suggestions?”Another reader passes on from Sunday Suppers:”Thank you to everyone who has volunteered. We need help Sunday, May 26th (Memorial

Source: PoPville » “Best places to volunteer?”

Part 9: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: An unrequested oral glucose tolerance test

2019.05.13 Inadvertent Glucose Tolerance Test, Washington, DC USA 9460
2019.05.13 Inadvertent Glucose Tolerance Test, Washington, DC USA 9460 (View on Flickr.com)

The chart above is not the PQRS of an EKG, it’s a blood glucose spike, followed with a brief hypoglycemic episode.

Both events were asymptomatic – I had no idea they happened until I checked continuous glucose monitor readings later.

What must have happened is the diet soda I ordered at our favorite beer garden was delivered as a sugar sweetened version.

I could just imagine the insulin spike that must have been created this one time, and yet, for most Americans, this is happening every day, multiple times a day, and they don’t know it. Experiments with Continuous Glucose Monitors show it:

2018.08.06 Glucotypes reveal new patterns of glucose dysregulation 509
2018.08.06 Glucotypes reveal new patterns of glucose dysregulation 509 (View on Flickr.com)

And national numbers do as well, the fasting blood glucose level of Americans has been rising:

2018.05.29 Low Carbohydrate Meetup, Washington, DC USA 452
2018.05.29 Low Carbohydrate Meetup, Washington, DC USA 452 (View on Flickr.com)

As has our weight. The two are probably related.

2018.05.30 Washington, DC Low Carbohydrate Meetup, Washington, DC USA 01-458
2018.05.30 Washington, DC Low Carbohydrate Meetup, Washington, DC USA 01-458 (View on Flickr.com)

As I mentioned in part 7 of this series, for a person without known diabetes/prediabetes who is fat adapted (via a low-carbohydrate, healthy fat, or #LCHF diet), the response to a carbohydrate load may be different than a person who is carbohydrate adapted or continually seeing a massive deluge of carbohydrates and/or processed foods.

In a person who is not diabetic and specifically not type 1 diabetic and therefore produces insulin, this is not as dangerous as it would be for someone who does not produce insulin.

As has been shown by @DikemanDave – keeping carbohydrate intake managed overall gives a better result.

For me, a resumption back to my #LCHF eating pattern showed a similarly flat curve.

2019.05.13 Inadvertent Glucose Tolerance Test, Washington, DC USA 9673
2019.05.13 Inadvertent Glucose Tolerance Test, Washington, DC USA 9673 (View on Flickr.com)

And maybe the desire to order water from now on in restaurants 🙂 .

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Never skipping in New York, followed by #nutrientdense is better than #energydense meal 👍 (& still #bodyhairpositive) Blood glucose rise is physiologic with exercise, no increase with the meal (glycemic index = 0) #ShotOniPhone #fitnessmotivation #fitfam #instafit #fitness #gayfitness @BarrysBootCamp #NeverSkipToday #Ketosis #KetoAF #Yes2Meat #PlantBased & #PlantFree #KetogenicDiet #DataOverDogma #Optimism #Science #fatadapted #NYC #instaNYC #instafit #CGM #diabetesprevention #fitnessmotivation #Pride2019 #LGBTQ 🇺🇸💪🏳️‍🌈❤️🥦🥩🕊🇮🇱

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