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Michelle Hoppe
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Dating another person with diabetes!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aimee Mar 26, 2012. 42 Replies


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Michelle Hoppe posted a status
"Has any female T1 done figure competition or bodybuild? Id love input and experiences and how to go about it! I am 2 months out of figure"
Jan 26, 2013
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Jan 26, 2013
Michelle Hoppe posted a status
"I have not been to this site in over a year! I forget a lot that I am diabetic bc to me it isnt a disease, it is me!"
Jan 26, 2013
Bobby replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"I think I would only want to date A T1, but ive never had Girlfriend in my life so i have no exp with the subject"
Mar 24, 2012
Doris D replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"Honestly the real down side there??? Such cute kids b/c Teenagers!!! LOL!"
Mar 24, 2012
smileandnod replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"oh wow! sadly to say this cracked me up! :)"
Mar 22, 2012
LaGuitariste replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"I dated a guy like that: two hollow legs and built like a drinking straw. He could eat anything, any time and he never gained a quarter ounce. I was soooooo jealous. He was smart, generally kind and cute, though, so I forgave him his superior…"
Mar 21, 2012
LaGuitariste replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"If a man wants to go out with me on a day hike, he'd better offer to carry my D-BAG in his pack! (Just kidding...wouldn't part with it.) Think of it this way: diabetic women will always have a large enough bag with them for LOTS of…"
Mar 21, 2012
Jasmine replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"I have been in the same relationship for going on 5 years and sometimes I wish he had Type 1 diabetes. I think about all the times he would just KNOW how I feel and not give me that crazy look. Or not even give me that "I feel sorry for…"
Mar 21, 2012
Zoe replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"If we're not careful, somebody is going to start a dating group on here! I'm not interested in having kids (way too old now, but never was), so the only down side I see is that I wouldn't be getting all the attention! (Kidding! Sort…"
Mar 21, 2012
Doris D replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"Our Daughter who is 23 now is a Type 1 herself. She became a Type 1 at 11. She is now the proud mother of 3 small kids herself (my g-kids!!!"
Mar 21, 2012
NatalieHodge replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"downside? Each of you will have a one in 20 chance of your child having diabetes alone, together, you're pushing those chances up to one in ten, if my math is right. something to be aware of... but maybe we will have a cure by the time the…"
Mar 21, 2012
deanusa replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"lol well heck!! i never thought of that.and i know some woman with big purses!"
Mar 21, 2012
Doris D replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"As for me I would date a person with Type 1 but my dating days are waaay over. I've been married to the same man now for 28 years this June. His mom was a Type 2 on insulin so I just felt he would know what to do for me if I went crazy (u know…"
Mar 21, 2012
Zoe replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"I've heard of men marrying women for their money, but for their purse space? LOL"
Mar 21, 2012
Tim G replied to Michelle Hoppe's discussion 'Dating another person with diabetes!'
"i had a hard time getting back into social situations after T1 dx just after my 21st birthday... big lifestyle changer... dating was the last thing that i felt comfortable doing and it took awhile. personally ive never met a T1 my age, so i never…"
Mar 21, 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?
diabetic friends
Date diagnosed
October 13, 1989
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
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Posted on February 16, 2011 at 5:03pm 8 Comments

I woke up early the other morning to study for an exam and found myself running to the bathroom to throw up. I would drink a huge glass of water and every time I drank any liquids I threw up. I checked my sugars and my pump said "High >600." Never have I been above 500 in my life and had no idea what was going on. I did 5 units of insulin just to kick start any insulin in me. I was getting dizzy and unable to stand for long time. I decided to skip out on going to school and went straight to… Continue

The day ive been dreading...

Posted on August 16, 2009 at 9:18pm 7 Comments

I've had brittle type 1 for 20 yrs now. Always check myself, count carbs, do insulin, very cautious of being diabetic. Told about 5 years ago I'm lucky to not have complications yet, well being born and diagnosed in the 80's there were a few new years that did not help. I have found out now that my doctor when I was little (diagnosed at 3) did not believe in insulin pumps when my mom begged, and he said my 9.0 A1C was safe and healthy! Looking back I get angry and want to smack him and say… Continue


Posted on July 16, 2009 at 2:53pm 4 Comments

My diabetes is affected by anything and everything!...however, not only affected by all, but affected differently every single time.

I can wake up with same BS for a couple days and eat same measurement of food, do same hour cardio, lift, not increase intensity or anything, and one day im either 400 or 50!

Im frustrated in life!!!! I used to check hourly. Doctor told me I was obsessing, but that is how I work! I feel like I know myself 10x better than the endos ive seen lately.… Continue

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At 10:01am on January 17, 2011, Tom said…
hey i read your blog about your retinopathy. What came of that?
At 5:10am on February 3, 2010, Phil Southerland said…
Welcome to the Team! I hope all is well.
At 12:27pm on August 18, 2009, Thomas P. Elofsky said…
Thank you Michelle! I now have cancer to battle and i just wanted to give up, but i will keep on fighting. Thanks for be so kind and understanding.
At 8:50am on August 17, 2009, Thomas P. Elofsky said…
I need to vent! : This horrific disease is draining away the enjoyment of my life, my soul, and my daily activities of day-to-day living. No human being should have to endure this disease for any period of time. There is very little quality of my life left with worrying about and experiencing low blood glucose, high blood glucose, constant adjustments with insulin and food intake, constant doctor visits, constant worrying about this disease, that took my Dad at twenty-nine (29), and is causing devastation with other members of my family.
At 4:17am on August 17, 2009, Thomas P. Elofsky said…
Hi Michelle! Thanks for adding me as a friend. I hope everything is going well for you.
At 2:25am on August 17, 2009, Rudy Sims said…
hello how are you? just wanted to say hi. I hope you're doing well and I hope you have a great week. Best wishes.

sincerely Rudy Sims
At 6:15pm on August 2, 2009, Matt Domangue said…
Hey, I see you are a student. What school do you go to? I struggle with blood sugars when I lift as is that coming for you?
At 8:03am on July 11, 2009, Robyn said…
Thank you for the friend invite!
At 10:37am on June 25, 2009, Matthew said…
Thanks for shareing that, sounds like the pump is a good thing for you. I've been continplating getting on one and your story will help in me deside. keep up the good work and watch out for squirrel!
At 8:31pm on June 23, 2009, Matthew said…
yoyo! what can you tell me about being on the pump? I'm pretty active, is it difficult to take in and out? today has been good, except for a 289 bs. hoppe your good



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