What's on your mind?


What's on your mind?

This group is for all those events & thoughts we want to share that may not fit in another group. Topics that are not D-related are welcomed. Post whatever's on your mind!

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Death of a friend... (non D)

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Judith in Portland Nov 18, 2014. 1 Reply

I learned of the death of a friend this morning. The mother of one of my best friends. She died early this morning.Want to borrow the life experiences of this entire community. Looking for ideas to…Continue

Tags: non-D, Non-diabetic, issue, solace, comfort

Flu Shot

Started by wendy. Last reply by wendy Jan 14, 2014. 4 Replies

Does anyone know if there is a pneumonia shot you get that is separate from a flu shot ? Have you gotten both ? We are all going for flu shots next week.I want my daughter who has Type 1 for sure get…Continue

Pink Slime

Started by Emily Coles. Last reply by mistressbinky Jan 13, 2014. 11 Replies

Nothing to do with diabetes!Yes, I'm STILL pondering the "pink slime" issue that was in the news (and then out), a few months ago.  And the thing I'm thinking is this:  I think pink slime is a good…Continue

Tags: meat, beef, pink slime

Insulating the Garage Door... ANYBODY?!?!?

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Jan 8, 2014. 3 Replies

Bought a kit to insulate the garage door. Standard sized garage door 85" high, generic door, thin composite material, metal sheeting on both sides. There is no place to tuck/secure the insulation…Continue

Tags: cold, weather, kit, door, garage

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Comment by jrtpup on June 9, 2012 at 8:53pm

Boy, what a week! A childhood friend was here from CA from Thurs-Tues, we had a blast. Both napped in the afternoons LOL. My brother and SIL came down, and my son-in-law grilled the best swordfish any of us had ever had. Paired with a yummy salad and lemon meringue pie for the others. I had a huge spoonful of peanut butter ;)

My bedroom/bathroom are still under serious construction, seemingly never-ending. Tough on my own picking out floors, light fixtures, etc.

Tomorrow is the TuD meetup in Phila, can't wait. I just hope the weather predictions of 90s and humid are waaaaaay off. Will post pics ;)

Comment by catlover on May 31, 2012 at 8:17am

That's great, BlessedLife !!! A drop like that is impressive. You should be very proud. Keep up the good work.
PS Your kitty is very cute.

Comment by BlessedLife on May 30, 2012 at 2:35pm
My A1C has improved! It was 10.2 and today, it is 8.5 (from March 1st until today, 2012.
Comment by muleman on May 30, 2012 at 6:27am

Thanks to Pup,Doris D Trudy Marie B. For taking the time to respond to my message. The happy couple are indeed very happy and living in a small town a very short drive from Malaga Uni, so javi, is home in minutes! The wedding bordered on chaos, but then Soanish wedding generally do as they have no Best Man to organize anything so it's all done piece meal. But I got her a Rolls Royce for the day. Will post some pics shortly. Again thanks to those who took their eyes off of themselves and shared this with me. Pretty much the sale folks each time. I appreciate you and we are better for knowing you! XXX

Comment by Doris D on May 24, 2012 at 5:43am

Good I'm glad to hear it!! I'm doing really good today!

OK Gotta say a big THANK YOU to whom ever got my email address changed out. I'm FINALLY getting my email from Tud!!!! I'm beaming right now!!!

Comment by diana2000 on May 24, 2012 at 12:57am

ah thanks Doris d. I am feeling better these days, hope you are well

Comment by Trudy on May 21, 2012 at 4:22pm

We're featured, so what's on our minds? I notice that posting is down since mid-winter, so does that mean we're all doing fun stuff? I've been gardening, so now I'm ready to sit back and enjoy the flowers and hopefully, some herbs. Not to mention Ohio's fine tomatoes. Also enjoying my gluten-free beer in this hot, spring weather. Cheers!

Comment by Doris D on May 21, 2012 at 11:19am

Glad to be featured!!! Good for u pup!!

Comment by jrtpup on May 21, 2012 at 10:12am

Wowzers! Just got an email from TuD saying, among other things, that we are the featured group!

See what interesting and complicated lives we have LOL Kudos to us all :)

Comment by Doris D on May 18, 2012 at 8:58am

Oh Diana ur welcome. U feeling some better now???


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