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Linda G left a comment for Jenny
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY JENNY!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Jan 16, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Jenny
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Jan 16, 2013
Jenny commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'US - Southern California Diabetes'
"You might be talking about a couple of different meet ups. One's a JDRF thing at Hoag down on Newport, another is an insulin pump group (Although non-Pumpers go too) in Santa Ana CA. The attendees are around fifty five & up. Haven't…"
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"Today is my 28th year of being t1 D. I was 28y at the time of my dx. In January last, I turned 56, was born (Hatched) in 1956. #Numbers"
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September 9, 1984
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Minimed Paradigm 722
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Really approved now for CGMS!!

Coolness with Monarch!!

Monarch family health care is the co-insurer I moved to in the CalOPTIMA network. They have got all the things they needed from my doc and I, and I'm 100% approved for CGMS sensors.

I get my first box of sensors from MM and CCS Medical tomorrow.

Already got the call from Minimed to say they're on the way, so this is wonderful!!

New Doctors, new endo, new network, close labs, Man, it's all Rock & Roll from here on :-D

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My Sixers List

Posted on November 9, 2010 at 8:00am 1 Comment

My Sixers list.

On this day, the sixth anniversary of the DBlog activity, we were asked to cite six things we’d like other to know about Diabetes.…


The Alien View

Posted on October 26, 2010 at 1:43pm 10 Comments

Diabetes and DNA crapshoots

It seems no matter what, I have never fit in with a ‘Norm’.…


Carrying Medical ID/Wearing Medical ID. Do you?

Posted on July 26, 2009 at 7:54pm 11 Comments

The other day at work, an Employee passed out on the floor.

No, not diabetes, not any known condition. They had been treaded for a bad spider bite, and apparently had a reaction to the meds they were given in the urgent care. Other than falling on the slate floor and some bruising, they'll be OK.

This got me to thinking though, I am a Cheapskate. I used to belong to Medic-Alert and so on, but remembering to update ever-changing meds can get away from me. So, I had the… Continue

Hiding away from the D? WHY?

Posted on July 16, 2009 at 1:36pm 23 Comments

My main question: Should we hide our diabetes from the world... while asking for more research Funding??

I got a tweet from someone in Canada who says he gets 'angry' at people who accomplish things & then say they have diabetes. I said "We should be visible if we are asking for research $$ for a cure."

He says he; "...doesn't mind scientists putting research for a cure on the back burner for now." as he says; "we have the most easily manageable 'disease' (!!) one could… Continue

The 'poor' Denied another service

Posted on June 6, 2009 at 8:41pm 7 Comments

I am 'poor' being on CalOPTIMA (California's form of 'Medicaid). But I do pay my bills, I have a little job and can eat, So I'm being both literal and facetious.

As of July 1st, My kind of people (Medicaid recipients) will no longer be able to get Dental, Optemetric, Podiatric or psych, speech et al in the Medi-Cal System.

I saw my dentist this last month, I have new glasses from April. but as a PWD, the podiatrist is a necessary part of my care. I think I'm a tad… Continue

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At 4:18am on January 16, 2013, Linda G said…

Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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!

At 3:19am on January 16, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 1:37am on January 16, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 6:01am on January 16, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:14am on January 16, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you ♥
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days (it's a leap year)!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 1:37am on January 16, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 2:33pm on January 16, 2011, Doris D said…
At 12:10pm on January 16, 2010, Jenny said…
Thanks folks, I'm staying in with my eye patched to keep it shut. Got a scratch on it somehow, and it was getting sore.

Best thing is to keep it gunked up and rest a lot.

This will be an eventful year, last one b4 Medicare at 55 UGH. I will need my pump and CGMS. Hope their coverage changes thru this year in favour of it.
At 11:36am on January 16, 2010, Maggie said…
Happy Birthday :0)
At 8:05am on January 16, 2010, Manny Hernandez said…



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