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

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Brunetta replied to sdkate's discussion 'In public or Not?'
"I test in public anywhere, everywhere. I only had one friend to privately ask me not to test at the table when we were with a group at an upscale restaurant. It did not bother her, but she claimed that one of her "friends" at the table( I…"
Aug 14
Brunetta replied to Richard157's discussion 'Seizures'
"I also have had very few episodes of losing consciousness due to hypoglycemia, just 3 in 46 years type 1, as far as I can recall.. I was told that I had what "looked like a seizure" while a friend was driving me to the hospital for a low…"
Aug 14
Brunetta left a comment for Kiera
"Welcome, Kiera. So glad to be your friend!! God Bless you and your family."
Aug 14
Brunetta and Kiera are now friends
Aug 14
Brunetta replied to dino's discussion 'Word Association Game'
Aug 4
Brunetta and Zenobia are now friends
Aug 4
Brunetta replied to Spock's discussion 'Help TuFriends. Need some ideas, please. Sorry it's long'
"....and we have to "Keep Hope Alive!!" 80's or 90"s quote from Jesse Jackson: Thanks Terry. You will make it over this bump in the road, Spock."
Aug 2
Brunetta replied to Spock's discussion 'Help TuFriends. Need some ideas, please. Sorry it's long'
"Nature of the beast, Spock. I have had weekends like that where there is no rhyme of reason to my basals or my bolusses. Sometimes it is the stress of changes in routine, even pleasant changes, like your vacation/road trip. The roller coaster ride…"
Aug 2
Brunetta replied to Padraig's discussion 'Strange Insulin Dosage!!??'
"You are in the driver's seat, not the doctor. If you wait for the doctor's permission for any therapy changes, your timely response to changes will suffer. Don't get me wrong. Doctor's do play a helpful role in treating diabetes…"
Aug 2
Brunetta replied to Alyssa's discussion 'Denial...'
"Ayssa, do what you need to do. Your other is probably leery of testing her blood glucose, and if it there is, as you say,a life-long relationship pattern of her not "listening" to your suggestions; she may not want submit to testing…"
Aug 2
Brunetta replied to mmr5020's discussion 'HIGH BG with Insulin, Metformin and Invokana'
"Interesting info about infusions sets, 2hobbit. I am finding that fthe quick sets that I have been using for 10 years seemto be causing tissue injury. Although I rotate the sites, it takes 2-3weeks for the irritated hard site lumps to go away.…"
Jul 29
Brunetta replied to Fabio Esteban's discussion 'Need advice'
"Call your insurance company again and ask about what to do to override the policy. Ask to go as high as you can to talk to a supervisor, not justthe person who anwers the phone.Call Medtronic. You may qualify for a new pump after 5 years. The Bayer…"
Jul 29

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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 522

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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…

At 2:46pm on March 2, 2014, Lois said…

My new shoes were in 2 weeks ago but are now being matched and prepared for the steel brace on the right shoe. They seem soooooo big that I could probably hired out to rural fire departments to stop out forest fires!





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