Lotsofshots's Friends

  • sachit
  • Glucose Gal
  • Shellybz
  • Pau
  • Molly
  • Penny
  • newbeach
  • Lilli D
  • Hannahblw
  • Ryan
  • britbrittype2
  • Judith in Portland
  • janetiscute
  • Kire
  • AndreaB

lotsofshots's Groups

lotsofshots's Discussions

We Don't Treat That

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda G on Thursday. 123 Replies

I went to the doctor today and after a two hour appointment I was told that I was not going to be given a prescription for Insulin. Yikes. It was because I was Type 1. "We don't treat that. You need…Continue

Prison Break

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eucritta Jul 17. 39 Replies

I was watching this show and the lead actor was in prison faking that he had diabetes so that he could get in the infirmary and bust out of prison by using the grate and crawling through it. No way.…Continue

I think they are trying to kill me.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) Sep 17, 2013. 10 Replies

Hi everyone. For those of you who have been following my health exploits for the last year or so, from the misdiagnosis of bipolar, being on five heavy duty psychiatric drugs for twelve years for no…Continue

I Can't Believe It!

Started this discussion. Last reply by SS Sep 12, 2013. 23 Replies

Okay, I went and had that endoscopy 830 this morning. They gave me that anesthesia Propathol. The MJ one. I came home totally loopy. I was so high that I couldn't walk to the car. I ate, and took…Continue

Tags: irony, up, messing

 

"Of Mystery There Is No End. Of Clarity There Is Precious Little." ~ Leonard Michaels

lotsofshots's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (272 comments)

You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes

At 6:09am on July 28, 2014, Pauly said…

How are you-doing Lots? Hope you are feeling ok. Hows that dog doing? Pauly

At 10:38am on July 27, 2014, Cathy said…

Ellen,
I just been looking through my calendar to find some dates we can meet. This coming week is pretty well taken up but on 8/4 from 2:30 on I could meet or 8/5 all day. The fifth may be better because I will clean on the forth.
I know what you mean about eating. It's now 1:31 and I haven't eaten all day. I didn't eat but a very little last night. I'm just as glad with not eating except keeping up with the Diabetes. Maybe I'll loose some weight. I so enjoy eating though when I'm well. I just been drinking coffee. I like it with lots and lots of milk. All this stomach stuff just makes me feel lonely. It's kind of a sick feeling. Everyone has been very supportive but it's not the same as living with another person.

Cathy

At 9:40am on July 27, 2014, twiddlemthumbs said…

Hello lots sorry for not commenting back been up and down like a yoyo blood sugars 32 at bedtime last night should be 4 to 7 such a struggle. How are you doing really missed talking to you t is so hot here in the SHIRE breeze building up what is the weather like where you live hope to blog soon take care raymond

At 7:25am on July 27, 2014, Kathy said…

Hey sister. There is a nice cool breeze coming in my bedroom window. Love it!
Yeah I gotta do loads of laundry today too. I got a script on Friday for tramodol for the restless legs and it worked and I am so pleased to have gotten a little sleep.
No, I'm not fully integrated in WW yet - still collecting recipes, etc.
I called the treatment center on Fri and said I wanted a new therapist. The case manager phoned right back and was really nice, saying yes, these things happen and it will take some time to match me with someone new blah blah blah. So now I still have to see the old one as scheduled (should be interesting). LOL.
Hope Zen and Ammi are well.
Have a good day.

At 7:54pm on July 26, 2014, Cathy said…

Ellen, I was reading through your comment page and found my note from when I got out of the hospital. I really do have high thoughts of getting together with you. It's only become more apparent to me that I have to look out for myself. I never thought I'd have to worry so much about how I felt at any one time or the possibility of how I could feel. However it's become apparent that this time since I left the hospital I do have to think of this. So anyway I just did want to say that I do want to meet but let's play it by ear OK?
Cathy

Latest Activity

Pauly left a comment for lotsofshots
"How are you-doing Lots? Hope you are feeling ok. Hows that dog doing? Pauly"
5 hours ago
lotsofshots left a comment for twiddlemthumbs
"Hi Twiddle, It is nice to hear from you. I am so sorry that you are having a hard time controlling your blood glucose. That can make you feel really sick. Have you told your doctor about it? Maybe you should take more insulin. It is a problem though…"
7 hours ago
Cathy left a comment for lotsofshots
"Ellen, I just been looking through my calendar to find some dates we can meet. This coming week is pretty well taken up but on 8/4 from 2:30 on I could meet or 8/5 all day. The fifth may be better because I will clean on the forth. I know what you…"
yesterday
twiddlemthumbs left a comment for lotsofshots
"Hello lots sorry for not commenting back been up and down like a yoyo blood sugars 32 at bedtime last night should be 4 to 7 such a struggle. How are you doing really missed talking to you t is so hot here in the SHIRE breeze building up what is the…"
yesterday
Kathy left a comment for lotsofshots
"Hey sister. There is a nice cool breeze coming in my bedroom window. Love it! Yeah I gotta do loads of laundry today too. I got a script on Friday for tramodol for the restless legs and it worked and I am so pleased to have gotten a little sleep.…"
yesterday
lotsofshots left a comment for Cathy
"Hi Cathy, I am pretty much in the same position. I don't know when I am going to feel sick or well. It seems like every day is different and sometimes I feel really good and the next day I feel awful and can't do anything. I have to go to…"
yesterday
Cathy left a comment for lotsofshots
"Ellen, I was reading through your comment page and found my note from when I got out of the hospital. I really do have high thoughts of getting together with you. It's only become more apparent to me that I have to look out for myself. I never…"
yesterday
Cathy left a comment for lotsofshots
"Ellen, I am still getting my feet on the ground from the hospital stay last. July 19- July 23. The high Blood pressure was the worst of the stay although it was all bad. 320 blood pressure. I went out to eat tonight and got real sick so consequently…"
yesterday
lotsofshots left a comment for twiddlemthumbs
"Hi Twiddle, Where have you been? It is time for you to write another blog.. We need to know how you are doing. I swear that I can feel fall in the air even though early fall is more than a month away. I just ate a fresh tomato from the garden.…"
yesterday
lotsofshots left a comment for Marie B
"Hi Marie, I hope that you are having fun with the preparations for all the contests that you are going to enter with the fair. It sounds like a lot of work but a lot of fun. I think I will try to make some cornbread for dinner tonight. Out of the…"
yesterday
lotsofshots left a comment for Cathy
"Dear Cathy, Hi. I am sorry to hear that you were sick again. I hope this is not something that is going to be bothering you continuously. I was sick for a week but I worked my way through. I have some doctors appointments next week I think on Monday…"
yesterday
lotsofshots left a comment for Kathy
"Hi Kathy, What are you up to this weekend? Anything fun. It is beautiful out today and I just got back from the pool so I feel all cool and invigorated and ready for a . . . nap. It doesn't take much. I am going to water all my houseplants and…"
yesterday
Trudy left a comment for lotsofshots
"Hi Ellen. I'm glad that you have a reserve as well. I always worry about my insulin reserve--what if the power goes off and it all gets too hot? What if the fridge malfunctions and freezes it all? I think all PWDs live day by day, a little bit…"
Saturday
lotsofshots left a comment for Trudy
"Hi Trudy, I finally was delivered one Novolog vial and some syringes. I got your package and will use the tips on the pens that I have left. Thank goodness I have a reserve. I am so stressed out by this new health care. I didn't think anyone…"
Saturday
lotsofshots left a comment for catlover
"Hi Cat, I think my little new computer is going crazy today. For the last few days every time I wrote a comment it would shut down. This morning it turned off and then on and started to reprogram itself. Now it is done I had no passwords saved and…"
Saturday
catlover left a comment for lotsofshots
"Hi Ellen-I had a little excitement on Wed. I went to my PCP for a check-up and he did an EKG. He said it was abnormal and sent me to a local hospital by ambulance. I felt fine and hated the ride. At the ER they took blood and did about 5 more…"
Saturday

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
I would like to lean more about diabetes so I can better take care of it.
Date diagnosed
June 1, 1990
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise

Lotsofshots's Blog

The Sermon

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:28pm 3 Comments

Once a Zen master just set down to pronounce a sermon, when outside a bird started to sing. The master did not say a word and everybody listened to it.
When the bird stopped singing the master simply announced that the sermon was over, and he moved away.
-The Spirit of Zen, Lo Zen, by W. Watts

True creativity and alertness only arise when emptiness has seized the mind.
I am halfway there.
My mind is empty.

Invincible

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:17pm 4 Comments

I remember back when I thought I was invincible.

 

I was one of the people with diabetes that never would get sick. I was not going to let that happen. I ate right, ran a lot, took my BG levels all the time, and saw the doctor. What happened was that I was not one of the lucky ones. I got all the complications and then some other things too. Am I the same person that I was before, still a person, still…

Continue

I Keep Going

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 3:32pm 7 Comments

All this summer has been full of pain. I try to do my best to keep up with everything, but it is hard when I am always hurting. I have so many chronic illnesses that I hesitate to even make a list of them because it might scare me! I spend a lot of time in the hospital, in the ER and at the doctors but nothing seems to help.

I do try as hard as I can to keep moving. I have a garden, pets and I go swimming every day. It seems like the heat never lets up, so it is nice to feel the cool…

Continue

Happy Hiking.

Posted on June 15, 2014 at 9:10am 3 Comments

 
 
 

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service