Getting old sucks and health issues with doctors

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I’m sort of combining two thoughts I had here: getting old sucks and doctors don’t know sh*t. OK, maybe doctors don’t know sh*t is too bold/mean of a statement…maybe it should really be frustrations with doctors. But let me back up a little bit. I’m 29 years old and it wasn’t until the last few […]


Wordless Wednesday-ouch! (warning this isn’t pretty)

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My CGM sensor left a nice mark on Sunday (took photo on Monday-it got even darker by this morning) Because you have to take the good with the bad or in this case the bad with the good, I figured I would include a happier photo also.  Since I signed up for a triathlon on […]



June DSMA Blog Carnival-diabetes devices

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June’s DSMA Blog Carnival topic is about diabetes devices: blood glucose meters, insulin pumps, and all other diabetes medications.  Here is the prompt: How do you select the diabetes devices you use?  To others looking into new or replacement devices, what would be your best advice to someone shopping around? I must say that I am very […]



Wordless Wednesday-Emergency Supplies

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  One of these days, I will get around to actually being “wordless” but this post is something I have been wanting to do for a while-well not necessarily the writing of the post, but getting my “emergency supplies” together.  The weather recently has been crazy.  I live in Virginia where we aren’t necessarily tornado […]




How to Get Carelink Software to Work on a Mac

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Yesterday, I posted about the frustration I had getting the Carelink software to work on my Mac.  I mentioned in my article that I got my husband to help me install the Java plug-in but in case anybody out there has the same problem I had and doesn’t have my hubby to help them, below […]