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Linda G left a comment for Desiree
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES DESIREE!! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)…"
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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Desiree
"Desiree, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
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brokenpole left a comment for Desiree
"Happy Birthday, Desiree!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Apr 29, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Desiree
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Desiree... Here's hoping your birthday is everything you hoped for, and more!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)"
Apr 29, 2012

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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?
I expect to not feel alone in this fight.
Date diagnosed
August 1, 1998
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.7 as of 8/16/11
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
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http://www.facebook.com/desiree.perez

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Diabulimia. My Story. 10/2/11

Posted on November 2, 2011 at 2:59pm 13 Comments

This is an uncomfortable subject for me. It's an embarrassing subject for me. I'm not sharing my story for attention. I'm sharing my story because there were so many signs I had and no one knew about what I was doing, not even my husband or my mother or my best friend. They didn't know there was a name for what I was doing. All they knew was I wasn't taking care of myself. They didn't know I was ultimately making myself sick to lose weight. They thought I was just in denial and probably thought… Continue

Manageable Isn't Good Enough

Posted on February 1, 2011 at 9:39am 3 Comments

I've heard about this, but, didn't know any details. I just knew 5 young people died. Very young. This is extremely sad and unfathomable to me. To die so young from a disease that is manageable is beyond incredulous to me. All the more reason we need a cure. Making this disease "manageable" isn't good enough. Of course this strikes a chord with me. I know most people will shrug it off because unless you're directly touched by it, it's not going to matter to you. That's just how most people are.… Continue

Victory

Posted on November 16, 2010 at 4:00pm 10 Comments

I wrote this January 30, 2010 after a 4 day stint in the hospital due to getting Ketoacidosis...and the reason I got Ketoacidosis is because I wanted to lose weight and I wanted to lose it fast. Needless to say, I learned my lesson after not being able to breathe...please don't judge, I've learned my lesson. :) But, I continue to struggle with checking my blood...…


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At 5:11am on April 29, 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 DESIREE!!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 4:54am on April 29, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

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

At 8:11am on April 29, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 7:43am on April 29, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Desiree...
Here's hoping your birthday is everything you hoped for, and more!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 6:30am on April 29, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:09am on November 5, 2011, Lou said…
Hey there, thanks for accepting my request, glad you're part of it ;) Everything good here much love Lou x
At 4:38pm on November 4, 2011, Stefanie said…
Well of course you found me in the Denver Metro area. lol. :)
At 4:27pm on October 31, 2011, Preeti said…
Hi, nice to meet you too! :) hope all is well!
At 4:00am on October 17, 2011, stevie said…
hi desiree nice to meet you
At 8:36am on April 29, 2011, Robyn said…
Happy Birthday!
 
 
 

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