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Stoner commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"Bravo Dan! Bravo!"
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"Dan, great blog! I am so happy you have done so well, and keep you up as one of my best examples, along with many of long time diabetics on here, that i can look up to in bad times! Thanks for all you do for us! SC"
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angivan commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"Great to hear, Dan! I have balanced "enjoy your life" attitude too. Everything is a trade off. My A1C's are high 6's to low 7's, (worse when I was younger, of course), eat quite healthy (most of the time), and…"
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Mike Ratrie commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"Nice post, Dan. You have pretty well summed up my approach as well. I mean after all, if you wake up with a 225, what else can you do besides correct for it and move on? Sure you can spend some time analyzing why (bad infusion site, huge dinner,…"
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Nicole commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"I really needed to read this today. I have been struggling with my BG for the past week, especially my fasting numbers. I was getting really down on myself and thinking about how much damage is being done to my body. I need to shurg it off, correct,…"
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curlysarah commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"Well said Dan. Although I'm only at 31 years with D, I hope to join you, Shoshana and Richard in the long-timers club one day. Love your attitude. Sarah"
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"Excellent Blog Dan, You have a wonderful attitude about your D. Wishing you 48 more yeas complication free."
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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?
Education
Date diagnosed
October 10, 1966
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump

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At 7:15pm on October 15, 2014, Cayla said…
Congrats on becoming an admin! You'll do great! :)
At 9:04am on June 21, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dan, thank you for the kind note. It is always a joy to hear from you. I am a little down today and hearing from you brightened my life...............................rick

At 7:03am on March 4, 2014, shoshana27 said…

nice meeting you Dan

At 2:26pm on March 2, 2014, Clare said…

Thanks Dan, that is my plan ! One very large Margarita hold the salt

At 4:11pm on January 19, 2014, Bailey said…

Congrats to you also for being a featured member!!

At 5:36pm on January 15, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dan congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 12:17pm on January 12, 2014, jrtpup said…

At 8:20am on January 12, 2014, 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 DAN!!
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At 8:04am on January 12, 2014, swisschocolate said…

happy happy birthday dan!!!
enjoy your day to the fullest with a…
C*******

At 7:59am on January 12, 2014, Marie B said…

Dan, Happy Birthday! Hope you day is filled with Champagne wishes and Cinnabon Dreams. glad you're here with us.

Dan P's Blog

Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm 9 Comments

So, today was my 6 month endo appt. No big deal, right? Well today while talking to her, I was overwhelmed by so many emotions. Pride. Joy. Luck. Amazement. And guilt. Why guilt? Ill get to that.

I dont really blog much, but wanted to share this with my TuD fam.

Endo (after looking at my blood work): Well, your cholesterol is about 25 points too high, and you could probably stand to lose about 15 pounds.

Me (after all these things hit me): Uh, really? Thats…

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Bacon Pot Pie with Cheddar Bay Biscuit Crust

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:56am 3 Comments

Bacon Pot Pie with Cheddar Bay Biscuit Crust

Bacon Pot Pie Filling:

4 cups of vegetable stock

1 cup of chicken stock

2 cups of mixed vegetables (corn, peas, carrots, green beans)

4 celery stalks diced

2 potatoes, peeled and cubed

As much bacon as you see fit, already cooked and broken or cut into about 1" pieces. Probably about 2 pounds.

1 tablespoon of butter

1 teaspoon of salt

1/8 teaspoon of pepper

1/4 teaspoon of paprika

1/4…

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