Jess
  • 28, Female
  • Austin,Texas
  • United States
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Doctors in Texas? Anyone??

Started this discussion. Last reply by cindy warnack Feb 14, 2009. 11 Replies

 

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Jess is now friends with Robert and Cabaretro- The Diabetic Dancer
May 22, 2013
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Type 1 and Blind

at 22 im dealing with pretty aggressive retinopathy alone. If you are also experiencing retinopathy, know someone who is or have something to share, please join and help support!
May 28, 2012
Josh F left a comment for Jess
"Hi Jess. Hang in there. Happy to talk anytime you want. I have had T1 for 34 years. Not had to be as strong as you with all that you are dealing with, but keep your faith. I know you can overcome all of this. Be well new friend."
Apr 8, 2012
Alessio Alex left a comment for Jess
"Wow you can definitely express yourself pretty good. Excellent words !!"
Apr 7, 2012
Jess is now friends with VikkiToria, Josh F, Alessio Alex and Rinku
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Type 1 and Blind

at 22 im dealing with pretty aggressive retinopathy alone. If you are also experiencing retinopathy, know someone who is or have something to share, please join and help support!
Mar 19, 2012
Molly P. commented on Jess's group 'Type 1 and Blind'
"I found out I have proliferative retinopathy 3 weeks ago. I've been T1 for 10 years and am 21 years old. I'm so, so thankful that I didn't just ignore a mysterious black floater! I'm in the middle of laser treatments and have…"
Dec 22, 2011

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To find some new friends and support
Date diagnosed
September 18, 2001
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise

The Me Stuff!

Hey ya'll! Im a 24 yr old T1 diabetic since the age of 15. I would have never of known I had the betes if it were not for my eyes changing like a million times in 3 months! Getting my blood checked, i was immediatly rushed to Childrens Hospital here In Austin w/ a BG reading of 986. To this day, my diabetes has been extremely aggressive no matter how well I take care of myself. I deal w multiple apathies, peripheral,autonomic and of course retinopathy which has now led me to become legally blind as well as gastroparesis (anyone need a Boost?). Its been about 2 months now that I had my SCS implanted to try w my neuropathy...not to impressed btw!
Im probably the most easy going, fun loving girl you will ever come across who loves laughing till I wanna pee my pants and my sides hurt! Im a huge HUGE music nerd/junkie (potato-potato right?) When the pain isnt to bad, i love the outdoors, esp if Im around water or getting dirty somewhere. In the past 7 yrs of being diabetic, I have yet to actually make any relationships with any other t1's and its quite sad! Its hard not being able to relate to anyone or have someone I can just joke about a test strip sticking to the bottem of my foot and they know how funny that is. So please dont hesitate in talkin to me, I may have some kind of profound knowledge, or better yet a good sarcastic comment or two to share!

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Good Morning America, This Sucks

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 1:49pm 8 Comments

There is so much to diabetes that I feel sometimes its effects are over looked. On one of my many nights up, I wrote a lil something something...





That’s right, I said this sucks. I am not up due to partying or boozing, nor am I a bad contributor to this society. No, I'm none of the above. I am however no stranger to what night looks and feels like. To me, you see, the night has become my worst enemy. There was a time in my life were sleep was highly overrated. The notion of one… Continue

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At 6:53am on May 30, 2012, VikkiToria said…

At 5:01am on April 8, 2012, Josh F said…

Hi Jess. Hang in there. Happy to talk anytime you want. I have had T1 for 34 years. Not had to be as strong as you with all that you are dealing with, but keep your faith. I know you can overcome all of this.

Be well new friend.

At 8:01pm on April 7, 2012, Alessio Alex said…

Hi, add me up in facebook :)
and we chat can a little, No.. ?
tata :)

At 7:58pm on April 7, 2012, Alessio Alex said…

Wow you can definitely express yourself pretty good. Excellent words !!

At 4:58pm on May 20, 2011, Peter said…
Hi Jess. I just wanted to say "Hello". I don't spend much time on TuD anymore and happened across your page. I hope you are doing better physically. God bless!
At 5:13am on May 2, 2011, Mark said…
Hi Jess! How are you? I was reading your bio and saw you said you are a huge music nerd. Do you play any instruments? I am a huge music nerd as well :)
At 9:26pm on April 11, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Jess.....
Hope you had the best of times on your Special Day!
How's everything coming along? Any questions or comments?
At 5:01pm on April 11, 2011, Doris D said…
At 12:28pm on April 11, 2011, Mike Campana said…
Happy Birthday!!!
At 3:45am on April 11, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Jess. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
 
 
 

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