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swisschocolate left a comment for Dan P
"Hi Dan, happy Friday!just wanted to say i read your blog again, and it is just awesome, and it kinda lifted me up after last night's mess.Thanks for being who you are and for sharing your D-successes and -struggles with us!much loveAngelaand…"
Dec 12
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Dec 1
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Dan P
"Thanks Dan, I had no idea one could do that. Yes it was my second car"
Nov 18
Dan P left a comment for rick the "Blogabetic"
"Rick...OMG... I LOVE the Gremlin!!!! Was/is that yours? You know the best thing about a Gremlin? You can drop either a Ford or a Chevy big block right in!"
Nov 17
Dan P replied to Cayla's discussion 'An Amazing Show Of Support For D Awareness Month In Syracuse'
"Zoe: Im not sure what youre referring to...from JDRF's website: JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we…"
Nov 16
Dan P replied to Cayla's discussion 'An Amazing Show Of Support For D Awareness Month In Syracuse'
"WOW! That is TOTALLY awesome!!!"
Nov 16
Dan P liked Cayla's discussion An Amazing Show Of Support For D Awareness Month In Syracuse
Nov 16
Dan P and Lorraine are now friends
Nov 16
Caren and Dan P are now friends
Nov 15
Dan P liked Cayla's blog post Diabetes Awareness Month Has Begun!
Nov 1
Dan P replied to TimmyMac's discussion 'Alernate Site Testing?'
"I had a long drawn out response but decided against it. Let me just quote BD's site for reference: "The fingertips and the palm hold the most recent 'memories' of your blood glucose..." "On the other hand, lagging test…"
Oct 31
Emily Coles commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"This is awesome, Dan!  Thanks so much for sharing it.  I can relate very much to feeling lucky and a little guilty.  I'm so glad you're in good health!!"
Oct 27
Nicole left a comment for Dan P
"No problem! & thank you again!"
Oct 27
David (dns) commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"Great blog, and great attitude. Our dear friend Barbara's endo used to tell her, "If you can figure out the cause in ten seconds or so, great. Otherwise just correct and move on." You can't fix yesterday."
Oct 26
Jacob's mom commented on Dan P's blog post 'Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.'
"great blog I especially like your paragraph that says you do not micro manage your diabetes, just deal with what is happening! great, great advise so simple yet so true! congrats on your health you manifested that with your attitude and acceptance…"
Oct 25

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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)
7.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump

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At 2:31pm on December 12, 2014, swisschocolate said…

Hi Dan, happy Friday!
just wanted to say i read your blog again, and it is just awesome, and it kinda lifted me up after last night's mess.
Thanks for being who you are and for sharing your D-successes and -struggles with us!
much love
Angela
and here a cinnabon for you bc you like them so much ;)

At 8:56am on November 18, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Thanks Dan, I had no idea one could do that. Yes it was my second car

At 5:36am on October 27, 2014, Nicole said…
No problem! & thank you again!
At 7:15pm on October 15, 2014, Cayla said…
Congrats on becoming an admin! You'll do great! :)
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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Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm 12 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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