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Hannah McDonald
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Election Day USA 2016
Let it be known that I'm voting for the candidate who will not completely repeal Obamacare and the many steps forward it has produced for healthcare in this country. I'm voting for the candidate who has fought for people with disabilities and health conditi...

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Political News of the Day: Semi-Fictional Characters Edition
(A non-diabetes related post for your amusement.) Watching the first Presidential debate last night definitely required the gin and tonic I had in my hand. I was glad to hear that Hillary Clinton picked up on several of the issues addressed by Bernie Sander...

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Nominated Lady
Thanks to some amazing reader or readers out there, I was just nominated for a Wego Health Activist Award as "Best Kept Secret" !  I'm not trying to be a secret over here, but maybe I need to take off this mask? Turns out I'm not actually Catwoman! (Sorry i...

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Occlusion Conclusion
"Argh, I know!" I say out loud to no one in particular. The "someone" I'm addressing is my Tandem t:slim insulin pump, tucked securely in my bra. BEEP BEEP BEEP! is the response I receive. I've been feeling kind of weird and overly tired for the past couple...

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For Kycie, David, and all the other kids who didn't make it.
I could have been them. Taken from this earth far too young, before I'd even hit double-digits in age. I can only remember bits and pieces of the day I was diagnosed. I'm not even sure what the exact day was, but it was in July of 1990. I couldn't breathe. ...

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Take This Diabetes and Shove It
An Ad, to Be Placed on Freecycle or the Giveaway Section of Craigslist Free to a Good [or Bad] Home - Type 1 Diabetes (Philadelphia or Anywhere) The beta cells in my pancreas quit working after 8 short years. My immune system attacked them, and instead of g...

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The Darker Days of Fall
Autumn is usually my favorite season. It's the time of year when the chill that I so love comes back into the air, when everything feels crisp, and rich colors dress the trees. I am one of those people who's into pumpkin spice lattes and chai, fresh seasona...

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On the Market
I had a job interview this afternoon. I think it went well, but it's always difficult to tell with such things. I once had a job interview which ended in me being asked when I could start, and they said they'd contact me about when I could come in to fill o...

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The Best in a Year
So last week, I learned I had the best A1C I've had in over a year. Certainly, your first thought is this: And while my first thought about it probably should have been something like this: I think I looked more like this: Wait, wut? With everything I've ha...
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