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D blog week day 4
Yesterday we opened up about how diabetes can bring us down. Today let’s
share what gets us through a hard day.  Or more specifically, a hard
diabetes day.  Is there something positive you tell yourself?  Are there
mantras that you fall back on to get yo...

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D blog day three. What brings me down
Our topic for today is What Brings Me Down.  May is Mental Health Month so now seems like a great time to explore the emotional side of living
with, or caring for someone with, diabetes. What things can make dealing
with diabetes an emotional issue for yo...

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D-blog week day 2...Wild Card, Tell me a story
   Today's original prompt was to write a piece of poetry about Diabetes.  I decided instead to use one of the wild card topics. I know it says to write about a supply you use every day, but I chose to write about a supply that I hope I never have to use. W...

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D-blog week day 1. Change the world
  This is my second year participating in Diabetes Blog week.  Last year I enjoyed reading everyone's blogs and seeing different opinions and statement on the same topic.  Can't wait to see what is written this year.   Day one's prompt is Change the World  ...

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     As for most people weekday morning are usually a rush here.  Getting ready for work and school, packing lunches, making sure M has all her diabetes supplies in her purse for school...   M usually likes to sleep as long as possible so that only leaves h...

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Lesson Learned
     There has been much on the news lately about the weather.  The sub-zero temps, the snow in the south and the ice in between.  Every time I hear about people that are stranded in their cars I can't help but think if any of them have T1D, or are with the...

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One Year
     One year ago today M was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.  In that year she has poked her fingers at least 3,285 times to check her blood sugar.  She had 1,256 shots of insulin before switching to the pod.  Since starting on Omnipod, she had had 18 pod ...

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This Time Last Year
   We are soon approaching 1 year since M was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.  February 6th to be exact.  There were many times in this past year that I couldn't help but compare this, M's first year with diabetes, to the previous year, her last year withou...

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Ice Cream
  Just had to laugh at what M asked me for the other night.    Instead of a bowl of ice cream she asked if she could have a BOLUS of ice cream.     If only I could bolus her with ice cream instead of insulin!

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Omnipod.. One month in
   M has been on the Omnipod insulin pump for a little over a month now.  For the most part we love it.  It has given her more freedom with when she eats.  We see less spikes in her blood sugar because we are now giving insulin for snacks.  And it is super ...
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