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Just a good day

Started this discussion. Last reply by Allen Apr 23, 2011. 2 Replies

At 3:28pm PST I returned home from a leisurely 5 mile bicycle ride, BG 96, and I feel life is good. Although. the outside temperature felt a bit chilly it soon warmed up, I felt the sun on my face…Continue

 

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Allen left a comment for Linda G
"Thank you Linda, I have no one main reason for not being on but, a lot of little ones that if mentioned could make me sound like a Debbie--Downer."
Dec 30, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Allen
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALLEN!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Dec 30, 2012
SEAGATOR left a comment for Allen
"Happy,Happy Birthday,Allen. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!"
Dec 30, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Allen
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 30, 2012
Emily Coles left a comment for Allen
"That's beautiful, Allen. Thanks so much for sharing. :)"
Feb 15, 2012
Allen left a comment for Emily Coles
"I wouldn't have to feel guilty about taking unscheduled breaks at work to balance blood sugar levels. I could avoid checking the with reasonable accommodations box on job applications. I could think clearer. I would thank God for the blessing…"
Feb 11, 2012
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"Pastelpainter, My ex-boss asked for a letter of reasonable accommodation."
Jan 14, 2012
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"Christalyn, Pastelpainte,r Natalie ._c- Thank you for your input my DOC is good (I guess), and I see an ENDO when I can afford it. I find the ENDO to be course and unyielding even when I think I am doing everything correctly. I am under a great…"
Jan 13, 2012
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"So, I thought things were getting better...3 months ago my A1c was 6.8 I lost weight, and had to put another hole in my belt. I went off the Lantus, and took three Metformins a day, got some extra exercise in--except for rainy days when I just sat…"
Jan 12, 2012
Allen posted a status
"Thank you everyone for all the birthday wishes, and I hope you all have a wonderful new year!"
Dec 30, 2011
Linda G left a comment for Allen
"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Allen.... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Dec 30, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Allen
"Happy Birthday, Allen!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 30, 2011
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"References: Ahearn, A. (2011). A Better Understanding of BPA Metabolism, with Frederick vom Saal. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119(2), 1-6. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. Jašarevic, E., Sieli, P. T., Twellman, E. E., Welsh Jr., T. H.,…"
Sep 29, 2011
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"Joe_h, health insurance is out of the question for the foreseeable future, there is just no way I can afford it. This new doctor seems to be that type of doctor that wants to blame the inflicted, and ignore other factors that contribute to type 2…"
Sep 29, 2011
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"Natalie, I was taught from the get-go to test often, and was surprised the new doctor recommend only two tests per day. To be honest I would rather spend 100 dollars a month on test strips and not have to buy a new medicine which would be twice the…"
Sep 29, 2011
Allen commented on Natalie ._c-'s group 'Type 2'
"Christalyn, I'm seeing this new doctor who put me on this treatment plan. I just got a new job where I am on my feet most of the day,, and have been experiencing lower BG levels throughout the day. I lowered my Lantus last night to 20, and woke…"
Sep 29, 2011

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Date diagnosed
June 16, 2006
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Summer 2010

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 1:27am 0 Comments

It's been a summer, ok a good summer as far as summers go in Seattle, Washington.

I had my 3 month A1c check yesturday, and although 7.9 higher by .9 I feel…

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Just up late

Posted on May 12, 2010 at 1:25am 0 Comments

Thought I'd add a bit of content while wait for my BG to rise so I can go to bed.

I was just thinking about life before diabetes, and what I'd be doing right now 3 or 4 years ago. I'd probably be sitting at a poker table drinking Crown Royal straight, while calling my next beverage order into the bar from my cell phone just to get a rise out of the server. I'd be betting the pot with my pair of ducks in an attempt to bluff my callers, in hopes they would fold. Well, BG is 174 and I'm am… Continue

Another Friday night and I ain't got nobody...I got some money cause I just got paid. . .[Paraphrased]Cat Stevens(Yusuf Islam)

Posted on March 27, 2010 at 12:14am 0 Comments

Its 10:40pm here, and just took my oral meds, and am going to devour some strawberries with low fat whip cream which will smooth over two different cravings: 1) Going out and having some cocktails. Man I really miss going out without worry. 2) Munching on candies, cake or rocky road ice-cream.…

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Worried about losing job.

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 1:18pm 3 Comments

After missing so many days of work during the past nine months or so I worry about losing the job I have. Being a 49 year old I feel I have no other prospects. So, I need to keep the dead-end job that offers no

insurance, and no support for my aliment. The stress of missing so many days of

work is not limited to just losing my job but, also the money to buy my

medications, test strips, syringes, etc... Since I am a part-time…

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At 2:07pm on December 30, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES ALLEN!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 3:17am on December 30, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday, Allen. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY!!!

At 12:22am on December 30, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Allen, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 7:14am on December 30, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALLEN!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 1:56am on December 30, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Allen. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:12am on December 30, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 1:38pm on February 15, 2012, Emily Coles said…

That's beautiful, Allen. Thanks so much for sharing. :)

At 7:20am on December 30, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Allen....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 5:45am on December 30, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Allen!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 3:50am on December 30, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Allen. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

 
 
 

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