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gainfully employed....for me that means my diabetes falls to the wayside

Started this discussion. Last reply by boedica Mar 2, 2012. 8 Replies

seriously. it appears i can do only one thing well at a idea what my new a1c will be. haven't dared to go to the doctors.but, i printed off lod sheets, came back to tuD and am admitting my d…Continue

overnight low? seizures?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart Feb 12, 2011. 8 Replies

i tested last night before bed...i was 119 with .4 units on board. so i ate about a tablespoon of raising. i have my iob set for 4 hours, but i think its like 3.5 hours that i carry, so i wasn't…Continue you use them?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marie Nov 28, 2010. 11 Replies

wondering if its weird to NOT use the inserter that came with my silhouettes?it looks like a torture device so i by-passed it. i seem to be doing fine you use an inserter?Continue

test strip canisters

Started this discussion. Last reply by carb101 Nov 9, 2010. 1 Reply

months ago someone posted a need for canisters for an art project.well, i started saving mine and now have quite a collection. i'm more than ready to send them out but can't find who wanted…Continue


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shoshana27 replied to boedica's discussion 'trying to regulate bg with gastroparesis' in the group Gastroparesis
"now my endo wants me to take in addition to pro-biotics : psyllium or benefiber or fiberbone....i have gastrparesis & irregular peristalsis.i now take align.any ideas???"
Nov 9, 2012
Amber Gentry replied to boedica's discussion 'trying to regulate bg with gastroparesis' in the group Gastroparesis
"I was diagnosed with gastroperisis in Jan(lost 20 lbs in 4 weeks). Since then I've learned that red meat is only a rare occurrence and only if it's a lunchtime meal. There are a lot of veggies that I avoid now too. the neighbor brought…"
Nov 8, 2012
boedica liked Sue59's discussion Steel Magnolias Remake: Sunday night (10/7/12), 9 pm, Lifetime Channel
Oct 9, 2012
boedica replied to Josh's discussion 'Daily Diabetic Supplies'
"an infusion set and reservoir, meter, 2 needles, insulin, and a juice box."
Aug 14, 2012
boedica replied to Judith's discussion 'What Paul Ryan Thinks of Me……'
"I fear a calculated strategy of a return to a feudal-like state. which is exactly the intent. As I lay with my head in your lap camerado, The confession I made I resume, what I said to you and the open air I resume, I know I am restless and make…"
Aug 14, 2012
Sarah D and boedica are now friends
Aug 13, 2012
boedica replied to Sarah D's discussion 'Cut Off of Medical Insurance! :O'
"i don't know if i can post links.....if this doesn't show up then google "care partners maine" i am losing my mainecare as well.....but there is no way i will be able to…"
Aug 13, 2012
boedica replied to MomofMar's discussion 'Low Carb Birthday Cake?'
"garbanzo bean flour is much lower in carbs....and throws in protein! and it makes a nice 'cake-y' cake. i am VERY bad at figuring out the carb content, but its not a it has low gi. i'm gluten-free and ran across this flour…"
Aug 13, 2012
shoshana27 replied to boedica's discussion 'trying to regulate bg with gastroparesis' in the group Gastroparesis
May 24, 2012
Gerri replied to boedica's discussion 'trying to regulate bg with gastroparesis' in the group Gastroparesis
"Astounding a specialist would advise that! Last thing you need with gastroparesis is fiber to slow digestion down further."
May 23, 2012
shoshana27 replied to boedica's discussion 'trying to regulate bg with gastroparesis' in the group Gastroparesis
"my gastroenterologist said i have gastroparesis & told me to eat more fiber.i think i'll look for a new one if i find one ."
May 23, 2012
boedica commented on Todd Carey's blog post 'Coming to my Type 1's for Support'
"know that they love you, and know how hard you are fighting to get things back to normal. my older daughter and i were separated in much the same she is older, and we are so darned close. she remembers everything. its hard getting…"
May 21, 2012
boedica replied to musichopin's discussion 'i Do Not Need To Do My Basal/Bolus Insulin Whenever i Go out! (or need much little)'
"yes, i am suggesting that you give yourself less insulin if you are going low when you go out. if you know you are going to go out dancing, or running or whatever....then its reasonable to assume your insulin needs will be less. for me, i remain…"
Mar 4, 2012
boedica replied to marie's discussion 'What scenario do you fear the most because of your type 1 diabetes'
"i was arrested and brought to jail....for failure to pay an a$$'s bill....the arresting officer wouldn't allow me to take my gear with me (pre-pump days). it ended up that i had to stay the night in jail....around 2am, after hours of…"
Mar 2, 2012
boedica replied to boedica's discussion 'gainfully employed....for me that means my diabetes falls to the wayside'
"YES! you get it....the whole perimenopausal thing creates a reactionary style of management....nothing more, nothing less. hopefully, i'll have a short transition. really great idea about the low carb only for the workday. i need to be better…"
Mar 2, 2012
smileandnod replied to boedica's discussion 'gainfully employed....for me that means my diabetes falls to the wayside'
"Hi boedica, I can empathize with your frustration. I work full time and am also in crazy-lady hormone mode. I don't think anyone who hasn't experienced puberty or the transition to menopause with diabetes can really understand how erratic…"
Mar 2, 2012

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At 1:15pm on November 24, 2010, The Diabetic Welfare Queen said…
It's very scary the amount of ignorance out there, and what people use to justify it. "Your negative thoughts keep you from getting healed," etc. :/ Very, very scary.
At 12:39pm on November 24, 2010, The Diabetic Welfare Queen said…
Yeah... It's awful. Stuff like that riles me up so bad. lol
At 9:06pm on November 18, 2010, Robyn said…
At 4:21pm on November 12, 2010, SF Pete said…
Boedica is one of my favorite historical figures. It's a pity she couldn't hold the army she had amassed together. It was awful tough beating the Romans. Well, Boedica, you can be my warrior queen. :)
At 12:31pm on November 11, 2010, SF Pete said…
Gosh, what a nice thing to say. Boedica? Queen of the Iceni that led the revolt against Roman occupation?
At 7:30pm on August 25, 2010, Courtney said…
righteous babe records logo? love your profile pic.
At 4:14pm on June 6, 2010, Mayumi said…
Thank You for the information on Medicare that you provided me. It was very kind of you to leave a comment on my profile page.
At 6:36am on May 26, 2010, Kristin said…
Thanks for the friend add!
At 6:30am on May 24, 2010, tigger said…
Thank you Boedica - I love Louise L. Hay and had completely forgotten about her books! I used the quote you mentioned in another pic. I need to get outside soon! Thank you so much for your reply!!!
At 5:48pm on May 16, 2010, Terrie said…
Hello There: :)

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