Cherise
  • 30, Female
  • Salt Lake City UT
  • United States
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Cherise's Discussions

Looking for Pen Pals

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spock Jan 10, 2013. 1 Reply

Question for working diabetics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leo2 Nov 17, 2012. 2 Replies

Age of diagnosis?

Started this discussion. Last reply by TrueTheory Oct 25, 2012. 33 Replies

 

Pumping since October 2011 with OmniPod

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Jun 23
KCCO replied to Cherise's discussion 'Insulin Resistance' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I realize its been over a month since you posted this - how's the IR now? Still as bad? I wonder if you should increase your basal rates. Are you able to detect any patterns? Have you limited any foods that you know will cause you to spike, no…"
May 28
Amber replied to Cherise's discussion 'Insulin Resistance' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I wish my endo would let me stay on Metformin! She made me come off as soon as I found out I was pregnant. I have to use twice as much insulin without it."
Apr 23
Mari commented on Cherise's blog post 'Baby #2'
"Congratulations! Keep watching your blood sugar and prepare for some beautiful baby days!"
Apr 21
Cherise updated their profile
Apr 20
Cherise posted a blog post

Baby #2

Well I'm pregnant with baby #2. I found out back in February. I'm due September 23rd with a baby girl. We've had some issues with my blood glucose levels dropping too low including once my husband coming home to find me completely unconscious. He also stopped it from happening again. He's very good at checking my blood sugar especially in the morning.Now the insulin resistance has set in really badly. I'm actually fighting with it right now. I may need to try an entire site change on my tSlim…See More
Apr 20
Maismommy replied to Cherise's discussion 'Insulin Resistance' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I have just given birth four days ago to my 3rd and the insulin resistance was so bad I had to have 2 metformin twice a day additional to my pump. Back to normal now tho"
Apr 20
Cherise posted a photo

16 weeks 4 days Baby Girl

My baby at 16 weeks 4 days. I'm due September 23rd.
Apr 20

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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 meet others online and locally that have Diabetes. And to help educate people about the true facts about diabetes.
Date diagnosed
October 21, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.0
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
tSlim
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http://https://www.facebook.com/#!/cherise.peterson84
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Twitter: @dragonmommy1984
Instagram.com/fitpreggomommies
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Baby #2

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:06pm 1 Comment

Well I'm pregnant with baby #2. I found out back in February. I'm due September 23rd with a baby girl. We've had some issues with my blood glucose levels dropping too low including once my husband coming home to find me completely unconscious. He also stopped it from happening again. He's very good at checking my blood sugar especially in the morning.

Now the insulin resistance has set in really badly. I'm actually fighting with it right now. I may need to try an entire site change on…

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I've decided to finally get one

Posted on December 2, 2012 at 11:22pm 0 Comments

Well after months of juggling it in my head, I have decided that with the crazy out of nowhere swings I get in the morning I am getting the Dexcom G4 Platinum. I figure its not only a way to combat my hypounawareness that I have but help with the highs that come out of no where in the morning hours.

Now if only there was a way to make me sleep so I feel rested for work. Ha ha. Stupid insomnia. Oh its 12:21 am MST here. I have to be up at 5 am.

Looking at getting a D.A.D. and a tattoo apprenticeship

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 9:15am 0 Comments

So I've been approved to go forward with getting a tattoo apprenticeship as I've been working with Vocational Rehabilitation as I have other issues from my diabetes. Some of you already know that I've been T1 since October 2000. In July 2008, I was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. Just recently in February I was diagnosed with the starting of retinopathy. Luckily it has gotten better at my last checkup. The bleed that they were worried about has went away but the vascular part of my…

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6 months ago....

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 10:10am 4 Comments

Six months ago on August 23rd 2011 at 11:23pm I gave birth via c-section to a beautiful baby boy named Trysten. Here's what he looks like now

He's doing his I'm too sexy for my onesie dance.…

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DADs (Diabetic Alert Dogs)

Posted on February 24, 2012 at 10:18pm 3 Comments

A friend of mine on Facebook is a self-trainer for Diabetic Alert Dogs. She does breed the dogs as well and by 7 weeks old the have the RAW ability which means they can pick up on the scent. She only charges $1500 to $2000 for the dogs and $50 to help train these dogs. Most places who train these alert dogs charge around $20,000 for them. I personally do not have that kind of cash just laying around plus these places are usually miles and miles away from where I live and I can also not…

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At 8:39am on April 16, 2014, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your BIRTHDAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
BEST WISHES CHERISE!!
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At 8:16am on April 16, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cherise, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 5:56am on April 16, 2014, wendy said…
At 4:31am on April 16, 2013, 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 Cherise!!
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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 every day!
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At 1:48am on April 16, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cherise, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 8:27pm on January 13, 2013, Linda G said…

BRAVO ON BEING A FEATURED MEMBER CHERISE!!

At 10:41am on October 6, 2012, Jacob's mom said…

i am breathing a huge sigh of relief, soaking diapers are normal for that age i remember putting two diapers on at that age for bedtime! i dont blame you for wondering what if, but it sounds like with a bs of 70 you are in the clear for now! jacob was really only symptomatic for a week or two before diag, no weight loss, but something was clearly not right with his thirst and hunger...he did also have some "lows" after eating sugary cereals a few months (?) prior but pretty random i only put it together after. lets keep hoping your little cutey is sugar free! good luck with his teething enjoy every moment they grow too fast, my blue eyed blondy boy is now 14! but still the love of my life, oh yeah there is also my mason who is 12 and very special, there is just something super special about your first and we have a strong bond. i hope all is other wise well in your world! amy

At 8:19am on October 6, 2012, Jacob's mom said…

to be honest cherise that sounds a bit worrisome, or it could be absolutely nothing. being a type 1 yourself i would test his bs asap. jacob was diag. at 10 and was excessively thirsty and urinating alot, my mom had a meter from my dad as he was diabetic he read high i retested with another meter of course i didnt completely trust just one reading! the next read high as well so we were off to the ER and our story began. if you are suspicious i would test asap, as once signs are showing things can escalate quickly and finding out sooner is better. i will pray that this is all nothing and he is just teething! please let me know how it goes. best wishes amy

At 3:55pm on April 16, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you CML...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 10:36am on April 16, 2012, Marie B said…

Happy Birthday!

 
 
 

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