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Revvy is now friends with pat, Angela, Jasmine and Ash
Mar 30, 2010
Angela commented on Revvy's photo
Feb 19, 2010
Angela left a comment for Revvy
"Your art work is amazing and i love music too! I'll have to listen in on your radio show.My husband is a singer for a rock industrial band :).I'm type 1 from MA and into photography.Its very nice to meet you and i look foward to chatting…"
Feb 19, 2010
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"almost through the holidays seeing family can be stressful cant wait to get back to Wilmington hope your enjoying your holidays."
Dec 29, 2009
Christina left a comment for Revvy
" Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving early because I dont know what craziness will be thrown my way this week lol. Hope you are doing well and keep your bg within range. Take care Christina"
Nov 24, 2009
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Aug 29, 2009
nel commented on Revvy's blog post 'replacement pump....round 2'
"Another side of the PUMP coin : pumping with MM for over 8 years ...never, never had a pump problem to have to replace it . I have updated regularly ...presently the warrenty time is finito , however my 522 is working as it should . I did prepare…"
Aug 20, 2009

Profile Information

Date diagnosed
December 22, 2003
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.3 : (
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
minimed 522

About me...

My life is a constant irrational display of irony and hypocrisy, wrapped up in a neat little anachronistic bundle. Yay!

okay, so Ive been diabetic type1 for about 6 years, and I've been dealing with it...switched insulin types a bunch of times, and I just started using the pump last august! Its good at times, bad at others....had a few "no delivery's" here and there.....but over all its made life alot easier. no more 6 shots a day or sneaking of into the bathroom to whip out a syringe.

but anyways!

Now a little about me! My bangs are blue. Yep, blue, I'm a provocative- extrovert with a introspective side and a tendency to dance in random places. Music is everything to me and probably the purest savior one can have besides the aesthetic pleasures of the world. I DJ my very own radio show " the EPIC show" --its metal/hardcore/the-good-stuff-yo-momma-never-let-you-hear![Thursdays 11pm-1am, streaming on WFNP.org] Music and art have helped me get through a lot of the stress, anxiety, etc that diabetes has given me.

Oh an did i mention im an artist? i absolutely am enamored with art. I paint, draw, and create tshirts(mostly for bands).

:)

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replacement pump....round 2

Posted on August 20, 2009 at 6:56pm 4 Comments

Post secret and support groups

Posted on August 2, 2009 at 8:57pm 0 Comments

replacement pump, helloooo

Posted on July 29, 2009 at 11:30am 3 Comments

Error....doom doom doooooom

Posted on July 26, 2009 at 9:30pm 2 Comments

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At 2:38pm on March 9, 2012, Paige said…

Hey, Hello!

I'm using Tudiabetes as a way to connect with fellow young adults with diabetes. I'm a University of South Florida student and president of our chapter of "Students with Diabetes." We're hosting a national conference June 1st - 3rd in Tampa and want to bring in as many Type I diabetics (18 - 30yrs) as possible from across the country.

Anyway! The conference costs $55 dollars total. Housing, food, & activities like Busch Gardens are included in the price, but we cannot pay for transportation. Please let me know if you are interested in any of this and/or visit our website for more information!

www.studentswithdiabetes.com

At 4:31am on February 19, 2010, Angela said…
Your art work is amazing and i love music too! I'll have to listen in on your radio show.My husband is a singer for a rock industrial band :).I'm type 1 from MA and into photography.Its very nice to meet you and i look foward to chatting more :)
At 8:07am on December 29, 2009, pat said…
almost through the holidays seeing family can be stressful cant wait to get back to Wilmington hope your enjoying your holidays.
At 1:54pm on July 21, 2009, Stephanie G said…
Hey. Thanks for your advice ever since i was diagnosed i read a lot about it.. googled it like crazy lol i thought the same thing. Its crazy its been over a year and no endo can tell me what type it is so yea im going with the LADA. i guess its just rare. So where in florida are you? =)
At 11:46am on July 8, 2009, Carly! said…
Ahaha, i know! Same here! Maybe we can get some kind of check from the goverenment for having an uncurable diasease ;)
At my local zoo they have college students who work seasonally because of there scheduales.
At 10:38am on July 6, 2009, Ryan said…
heya check out www.togetherrxaccess.com they sent me a card that will get a discount on one touch and freestyle test strips :) and a bunch of other medications took like ten minutes to fill out the form and they sent me the card in 6 days but you can print one immediately after you sign up!
At 7:34am on July 6, 2009, Linzie Wohletz said…
Yes, I had a month where my pods just sucked, I blame it on a box of bad pods. Other than that Its been great. the occasional failure/occlussion will never make me change to a different pump...
At 3:56pm on July 5, 2009, Linzie Wohletz said…
YES! I love my pod!!! makes my life so much easier, and no I have never had another pump. I really dont like the tubing. Just started my pod last sept. and A1C dropped from 9.1 to 6.0
At 11:10pm on June 22, 2009, Travis. said…
dude. i'm horrible at logging on to check this site. I don't know if i've written back to you yet or not. jeeez, it's been a month. wow. sorry. i just checked out your pics though...ummm....phenominal? you're freakin awesome with the canvas. or whatever medium your choosing. good stuff. hit me up again sometime if you wanna. hopefully i'll remember to log on here. hahaha. oh, and i like rock. rock music. check me out on myspace:

myspace.com/travelsmusic

righteous. i'll catcha later, Revvy. PIECE.
At 12:20pm on June 16, 2009, Ryan said…
haha the questions are always welcome :) in regard to making it by without insurance it's really difficult, I've just succeeded in getting a year's worth of lantus from sanofi-aventis and am in the process of scoring some humalog from eli lilly, my doc has been my primary care physician since i was about 13 so he does some creative paperwork to get my office visits and labwork taken care of ;) i'm not sure how legal that is but he's a friend of my mom's so that helps, basically i go to school full-time and have 2 part-time jobs to cover supplies, i tend not to eat much haha :)
as for the drinking, everyone's body is different, what i do is back off a bit on my bolus shots to account for the alcohol's bg-lowering effect, about the same as i do for a 90 minute-120 minute intense workout. but it may be different for you, i'd suggest experimenting slowly and making sure you carry some sort of glucose with you all the time that you are drinking :)
 
 
 

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