My Sweet, Stormy, Silly, Saved, Life by Brunetta

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Brunetta replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Wow Dave!! That was TOO scary.. I ALWAYS have something really high on the glycemic load in compartment on the drivers side door: glucose tabs, jelly beans, Capri Suns. Have made it an almost anal habit."
Oct 28
Brunetta replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Great responses all!! I have learned to test and wait...There is a definite cognitive dissonance going on when we are low. As Holger said,( such a cute reference, BTW), those twin little imps on our shoudlter are telling us, alternately, to…"
Oct 28
Brunetta updated their profile
Oct 28
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Big Blue Rose for the Big Blue test
Oct 28
Brunetta replied to Spock's discussion 'Retinopathy Replay'
"so Happy for you, Spock!! I expected the great for you..!! God Bless, Brunetta"
Oct 27
Brunetta joined LoriRode's group


Foot pain, numbness, nerve pain, does anyone else know what I'm going through? Yes, we do!See More
Oct 27
Brunetta replied to Spock's discussion 'Retinopathy Replay'
"Carol 99,I did not know this. I have had diabetes for 46, almost 47 years without signs of retinopathy. In terms of cholesterol level, my HDL has always been high and my LDL has always been low. I take 2000 milligrams of Omega-3 tablets daily and…"
Oct 26
Brunetta replied to Spock's discussion 'Retinopathy Replay'
"Praying for you NOW, Spock. I understand why you are frightened. But treatments are so much better now. Do call your doctor. God Bless, Brunetta"
Oct 26
Brunetta left a comment for Kathy
"Kathy, Thanks so much for the Bobby McFerrin video. Psalms 23 with the pronoun "She" for Our Lord. How interesting. God can be all things to all people. "We worship Him in Spirit and in Truth" say the scriptures.. Is the nature…"
Oct 26
Kathy left a comment for Brunetta
Oct 21
Brunetta replied to Troy's discussion 'My boss thinks I can cure my type one diabetes by diet and exercise.'
"Great news.. Glad you advocated for yourself, Troy!!"
Oct 15
Brunetta replied to Wanderingbookworm's discussion 'On the pump and feel exhausted'
"Check your b12. Pernicious anemia occurs when the body cannot absorb b-12 and uwse it properly. It is a co-mobid autoimmune disorder with type one. I had it in 2002, and was constantly so tired I had to pull over to the side of the road and nap in…"
Oct 14

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To learn more about diabetes from others who. like me, are living with this condition
Date diagnosed
November 10, 1968
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Minimed 530g

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At 2:29pm on October 21, 2014, Kathy said…
At 7:51am on July 11, 2014, Kathy said…
At 2:21pm on April 19, 2014, Kathy said…

Hi Brunetta.
Wishing you a glorious Easter.
So glad we connected on FB!!!

At 10:24am on April 18, 2014, Lloyd said…

oh, that should be Cyclobenzaprine 4% not 45

At 7:32am on April 18, 2014, Lloyd said…

Hi Brunetta,
It is a prescription of
Lidocaine 5%
Cyclobenzaprine 45

At 8:52am on April 15, 2014, Marie B said…
Hi Brunetta, just stopping by to say thanks for being here, you're such a special friend to us. I wish I could say it better.

I saw you were asking about walnut oil. I LOVE this stuff! heavenly in salad dressings. I also use it in a bread I make that has chopped walnuts in it. here's the oneI can get at our local shop-rite. be sure to keep it in the fridge, it goes rancid faster than other oils.
At 3:40pm on April 5, 2014, Kathy said…
At 7:37am on April 3, 2014, Sagwabetes said…

thank you :)

At 9:48am on March 20, 2014, Kathy said…

Brunetta, I made the plaque. It is melted crayon art, where you melt crayons onto canvas with a hairdryer. I loved the way it turned out.

At 12:55pm on March 18, 2014, Kathy said…




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