Darlene
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Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -

Started this discussion. Last reply by jims Apr 27, 2012. 12 Replies

I should be happy but I am definitely struggling!! Let me share a bit about my dilemma - I quit smoking in July of 2010 - whoo hoo. Then went on to gain about 50 extra pounds (I was already obese).In…Continue

 

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rick phillips left a comment for Darlene
"Darlene, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Jan 13
Linda G left a comment for Darlene
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES DARLENE!! (You haven't been commenting in a…"
Jan 13
jims replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Best wishes, good luck with your health. I made mistake back 30 years ago to pursue in depth earlier/sooner and seek out answers that today I have now found out. that means unless one is dead; it is never to late but always best to debug and fix as…"
Apr 27, 2012
Darlene replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Jims - I have received nothing but valuable information on this site and will continue this test test test and eat to the meter - your situation sounds as if it was so daunting and yet you persevered so this only helps me to keep going forward. You…"
Apr 27, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Darlene
"Bravo on being a featured member Darlene...."
Apr 24, 2012
jims replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Testing is ONLY way to get a picture of what is going on. Current mentality of testing in some quarters is in toilet from one key perspective: If body is still functioning albeit sloppy or poorly, you do not need high frequency of testing ( 6 to 10…"
Apr 24, 2012
Aimee replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Hi Darlene,It took some time for me to accept my diagnosis and to get rid of the guilt I felt about it (and the self pity). At the beginning of my diagnosis I spent a lot of time thinking about diabetes; it seemed to consume me. It really made me…"
Apr 23, 2012
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Apr 23, 2012
smileandnod replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Hi Darlene, I think you're doing a terrific job! With the good results you're seeing, just keep doing what you're doing and do your best to ignore what others say. :) When they criticize you, just remember those results you're…"
Apr 23, 2012
Darlene was featured
Apr 22, 2012
Gerri replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Give yourself a big hug for taking charge, doing research & having a greatly improved A1c. A lot of work! What other people are suffering has nothing to do with what you're going through. You're allowed to feel what you feel without…"
Apr 22, 2012
Peetie replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Hi Darlene, The advice that T2s do not have to test is so familiar. Keep up the good work and know that many of your T2 friends on here are testing, testing right along with you. Cheers! Joanne"
Apr 22, 2012
Darlene replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Thanks Trudy - my instinct says test test test. But it sure is hard when the support is not there by Family and Physician"
Apr 22, 2012
BadMoonT2 replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"It is very common for T2's on an eat to your meter program to get criticized for testing too much, but I think you know you are doing the right thing. Perhaps if you explain the logic behind eat to your meter, your sister will understand.…"
Apr 21, 2012
jrtpup replied to Darlene's discussion 'Cry Baby - Struggle - test - struggle - test -'
"Trudy and teld have said it so well - I totally agree. All I'll add is a big hug and a YOU GO GIRL!"
Apr 21, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
learn more on control and also through support
Date diagnosed
February 7, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.9 April 19, 2012
Type of treatment/devices you use
Diet and Exercise

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At 4:28am on January 13, 2014, rick phillips said…

Darlene, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:14am on January 13, 2014, 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 DARLENE!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 11:08am on January 13, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DARLENE!!
How are you doing over there?
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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 right now!
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At 8:24am on January 13, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Darlene. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:21am on January 13, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 4:31pm on April 24, 2012, Linda G said…

Bravo on being a featured member Darlene....

At 11:54am on April 4, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Darlene, welcome to the community! let me know if you have any questions about us
http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/blogs/the-values-of-tudiabetes

At 5:14pm on April 3, 2012, nel said…

Hi Darlene...welcome from this Canadian gal as well !! Is this an East Coast picture ?
Be well , one day at the time .

At 4:06pm on April 3, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home Darlene...fellow Canadian ♥ February 7th....not quite 2 months ago...how's it all going?
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:40am on April 3, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the Forums and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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