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Toddy replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"Actually, after one piece of cake or pizza I am done (lol). I've never had a big appetite. That and my mom was always super health conscious. So splurging on sweets has never been a love of mine. I guess that is why finding out about my…"
Apr 8, 2013
Stuart replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"NORMAL (sane) people DO NOT EAT the WHOLE flipping cake!!! You CAN go to a pizza restaurant with you friends, and EAT a slice, or yes two, three. You will be conscious, aware of what you eat, in ways they are not. Diabetic math. But unlike them you…"
Mar 22, 2013
Cosumne Jan replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"What in the world is "normal" about eating a whole cake? At my age, 66, I eat a lot better than my non-diabetic friends who have other problems. On my low carb diet, I get butter, avocados, eggs and bacon. Many of my friends are on low fat…"
Mar 20, 2013
Tabacblond replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"Mee too. I was counting carbs and not indulging in cakes and buns before Dx, but now the only thing I am thinking of is cakes, cakes cakes!!! I live in Sweden and here it is crazy concept of fika -there you go and hang out with friends in coffee…"
Mar 20, 2013
pancreaswanted replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"thats what im talkin about. one bite will not do it, it a tease!!"
Feb 28, 2013
pancreaswanted replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"ya! holy week is coming and im thinking im going to have to bolus blindly for some of the bread, milk, honey goodness. it will probably be a nightmare but maybe ill bolus, then start walking and eating at the same time...."
Feb 28, 2013
Zoe replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"I laughed at the part about your sister in law, spirit. My family was planning a get together at an Italian restaurant and my nephew reassured me: "They have really good gourmet vegetarian pizza for you, Zoe." It's like they can only…"
Feb 27, 2013
Tim replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"I just wanted to talk (OT) about Community. That episode (season 1, episode 3, "Introduction to Film") is brilliant. John Michael Higgins is a blast as the Dead Poets side-gag. But the main theme was Abed's documentary, and the tidbit…"
Feb 27, 2013
Zoe replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"Good for you, AngieMel on responding to the posts to this thread that are written from an adult perspective!"
Feb 27, 2013
Corinna replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"+1 that"
Feb 27, 2013
Zoe replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"I wish someone could tell me what was so worthy about this post that it had to be revived from 2009??!!"
Feb 27, 2013
Tim replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"One of the most brilliant moments in Season 1 of Community: John Michael Higgins doing the Dead Poets Society parody, "I SHALL HAVE A BIRTHDAY CAKE!": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-s2tLbqlOc As Wayne Jarvis on Arrested Development, it…"
Feb 27, 2013
JohnG replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"One bite...that's not satisfaction...a stuffed belly and the sleepy feeling of carb over load...that's the "feel goooood" moment...one bite that just wont cut it."
Feb 27, 2013
Equestrian replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"Anybody heard of just having one bite. After the first mouthful, the satisfaction level diminishes."
Feb 27, 2013
AngieMel replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"1. Funniest screen name ever! 2. ROFL@"Piehole" -- get it? ROFLROFLROFL 3. bread, milk, honey --- think I need to move to Spain!"
Feb 27, 2013
AngieMel replied to Jim's discussion 'Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?'
"Thank you for posting that!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm new, and have been fighting it (taking meds) for a year since diagnosed. I'm sitting here right now drinking a peach iced tea because I'M SICK OF WATER!!!!! My goal now is figuring out what…"
Feb 27, 2013

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At 10:21am on March 13, 2009, Brigitte said…
hello and welcome to TuDiabetes! it's great you joined the community! Did you click on "About Us" and read the New Member Guide? take the time to read please. Bienvenue Jim



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