Amy Lou
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What is the pump??

Started this discussion. Last reply by satxjohn Feb 11, 2011. 8 Replies

I know this sounds silly, but what exactly is the pump?? The doctor that diagnosed me suggested I get one, but I know nothing about them. As far as I know the only difference between having a pump…Continue

I'm lost and need help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zoe Feb 8, 2011. 10 Replies

Hi everyoneI'm new to this site and not really sure what I'm doing just yet .. I figured I would post here real quickly to meet new people.My name is Amy and I'm 23 years old. I got diagnosed with…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Amy Lou
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES AMY LOU!! (You haven't commented in a long while.…"
Feb 1
rick phillips left a comment for Amy Lou
"Amy, 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."
Feb 1
Linda G left a comment for Amy Lou
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY LOU!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Feb 1, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Amy Lou
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Amy Lou... Best Wishes NOW....and for the whole year! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Feb 1, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Amy Lou
"Happy Birthday, Amy Lou!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Feb 1, 2012
melindalaw commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"Everybody has given you really good advice. My two cents are that having a baby, if you are pregnant is not anything like any movie out there, especially, Steel Magnolias, which is the absolute worst, inaccurate and horrible rendition of what we…"
Apr 23, 2011
latvianchick commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"Firstly, you will need to confirm that you are pregnant. Second, remember that not all doctors actually know what they are talking about. Millions of diabetic women have had babies, some several, throughout the world and throughout the ages and most…"
Apr 22, 2011
Theresa commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"First off, go see a doctor. Secondly, find out if you are pregnant. I do NOT believe in abortion, so I would certainly tell you to keep your child. It is amazing what a mother will do for her child. I think that once you get to a doctor and get on a…"
Apr 22, 2011
Doris D commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"Ok first off sit down breath in, breath out. A few times if you need to........now get that test and then find out for sure if your going to have a baby or not. I will speak from my past 23 years ago when I got p with my 1st daughter and scared…"
Apr 22, 2011
Anna commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"Try not to stress.. You may not even be pregnant.. One of the symptoms I had of diabetes before being diagnosed, was irregular menstuation. The fact that you haven't seen a doctor in a long time, and it's very possible your BG is out of…"
Apr 22, 2011
LaGuitariste commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"Planned Parenthood of the Susquehanna Valley 137 South Pugh Street #7, State College, PA - (814) 867-7778 http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/centerDetails.asp?f=2632&a=91410&v=details You can get a pregnancy test there, speak to…"
Apr 22, 2011
Joe_h commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"in case you need help w/…"
Apr 22, 2011
Joe_h commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"#1 go to a doctor about your diabetes now."
Apr 22, 2011
kim commented on Amy Lou's blog post 'Please help ..'
"so, lets start with you simply haveto see a doctor, regardless of whether or not you are pregnant. secondly, i have been diabetic for 36 years. i have 3 wonderful, healthy children. 28, 25, and 21. none of them are diabetic and none of them have any…"
Apr 22, 2011
Marie B left a comment for Amy Lou
"hi Amy Lou. Please take a look at this Group http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/ohbaby please let me know if there's anything I can do to help you."
Apr 22, 2011

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Date diagnosed
October 17, 2009
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise

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Please help ..

Posted on April 21, 2011 at 11:09pm 13 Comments

I really dont know what to think right now ..



I'm two weeks late for my period and to be honest, I am scared to death.

I was in the ICU for DKA in september 2010 and i can't shake the doctor telling me over and over "You can NOT get pregnant right now" I'm terrified .. I'm buying a test tomorrow, but what If I am??



To be honest, my brother had a baby last year and I used to go with the mother to appointments and I remember talking about how I wonder if I would be… Continue

To much to ask for ...

Posted on March 6, 2011 at 9:59pm 5 Comments

I obviously still remember the hospital stay when I got diagnosed with diabetes. Telling the nurse "yeah, ill be fine .. just stay away from sweets". I had no idea what I was in for.



Something else sticks in my mind more than the diagnosis though ,, I remember laying in that hospital bed with 3 IVs coming out of me, including a heart moniter, and my boyfriend at the time of two years coming into the room and telling me " I just can't do this .. its too much. I'll always love you" and… Continue

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At 7:07am on February 1, 2014, Linda G said…

♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫
Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AMY LOU!!
(You haven't commented in a long while. Have you been away?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 4:18am on February 1, 2014, rick phillips said…

Amy, 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 4:11am on February 1, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY LOU!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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 2:41pm on February 1, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Amy Lou...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the whole year!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 10:18am on February 1, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 1:36am on February 1, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 5:45am on April 22, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Amy Lou. Please take a look at this Group
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/ohbaby

please let me know if there's anything I can do to help you.
At 10:09pm on March 3, 2011, Joanne said…


Welcome to a fellow PA member. Hope this finds you happy & healthy.
At 5:42pm on February 24, 2011, Manuel said…
Wow .. I never thought that someone could get a tattoo saying so... I admire your attitude towards diabetes, I find it difficult to tell I am diabetic most times, well anyway here in my country people tend to misunderstand a lot about it... but anyway great tattoo :D
At 2:30pm on February 11, 2011, Jeffrey M said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, you will find that the group here is extremely supportive and understanding through the ups and downs with managing diabetes. All the best to you!
 
 
 

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