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Land Ho (4 out of 5 test strips)

It may come as a shock that after a string of poorly rated movies, I find one I really like. Wow did I ever like this one. Maybe in the sea of mediocrity right now this one stands out as much because it is a cinematic adventure as much as a great movie.   Start with the fact that this is basically a travel buddy movie. As such it follows a fairly well scripted sequence. Things start off rocky, they hit a grove, there is a bit contrived of trouble and all is well that ends well. Martin and…See More
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"I guess I just missed it. To me it was well boring. I will bow to the ladies for having a better feeling for the movie. I tell you I could barley stay awake. I still believe Charlotte Le Bon is an incredible, ah hmm well she was the best part of…"
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At 1:22pm on September 1, 2014, rmcwilliam said…
Thank you!
At 9:46am on September 1, 2014, bvk said…

Thank you rick

At 10:15pm on August 31, 2014, AngieMel said…
Thanks Rick! !!
At 2:18am on August 29, 2014, machetesgirl said…

thank you so much rick there alot of questions i will probaly have but thanks for making me feel welcome

At 12:52am on August 29, 2014, Lil~Bit said…

Thank you, Rick.
Hopefully I will finally find others that are as frustrated and anxious as I am about being newly "diagnosed" with the diabetes stuff.

At 6:08am on August 28, 2014, Diabetic Dad said…

Thank you.

At 8:48pm on August 27, 2014, crankycat said…

Thank you. That's a very kind welcome. Are there others on this site who have had experience with an islet cell transplant?

At 9:22am on August 26, 2014, Jocool said…

Thank you !!!

At 3:47am on August 26, 2014, pablo said…

Thank you!

At 6:06pm on August 25, 2014, Nettie said…

Thank you, Rick, for the kind welcome. I have tears in my eyes because I feel like I'm finally home.

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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
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nothing really
Date diagnosed
June 21, 1974
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.2 (Yeah that is better, go Rick)
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Shots, Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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medtronic
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Yelling Fire in a crowded Theater

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 5:00am 7 Comments

Yelling Fire in a crowded Theater



What is free speech and how does it apply in this community? Free speech is of course a protected right by the First Amendment of the Constitution of United States of America. The First Amendment reads as follows:



“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or…

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Things only a diabetic knows

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 6:00am 8 Comments

Things only a diabetic knows



There is a great little graphic floating around from Healthline.com titled the 29 things only a diabetic knows. I laughed so hard as I read it I nearly cried. I hope you go check it out at:…



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Why does Mo’ Ne Davis matter

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 5:00am 1 Comment

Why does Mo’ Ne Davis matter

And why she matters to diabetics



So have you heard about the girl named Mo’ Ne Davis who is a 13 year old pitching phenomenon playing in the Little League World Series? She is the first Little Leaguer (boy or girl) to appear on the…

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School Starts

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

School Starts



Well around my town school is underway in a big way. By and large parents rejected the idea of year round school, but do not mind earlier starts with more vacations. In other words they like year round school just not the name, year round school. Starting before Labor Day and getting out in mid-June with a 4-5 week summer vacation is fine and is precisely what…

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Five things Diabetics really need to know

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 2:00am 1 Comment

Five things Diabetics really need to know



This week I appeared as a guest blogger on Karen Graffeo’s site Bitter~Sweet…





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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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