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tmana replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Treating lows, not just while active' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"Not gels, since I don't usally use them anyway, but electrolyte fluids (think "Gatorade", but lower-sugar and higher-tech). My Other Half uses Gatorade."
Mar 2
Claridge commented on tmana's blog post 'Is there a link between low body temperature, thermoregulation, and diabetes?'
"Hi, Very late here but lm going through something similar - uncontrollable shaking, BP through roof and sugars high when l thought would be low. What l believe it is - our cell sugar is so low that the liver releases sugar (hence the high blood…"
Dec 12, 2013
tmana replied to SusanT's discussion 'Diabetes with Celiac disease'
"I got a reply back from Wendy; her blog is now at www.CandyHeartsBlog.blogspot.com"
Oct 7, 2013
tmana commented on misty's blog post 'Misty'
"That sounds like an anaphylactic reaction to something. Were the doctors there able to find out what was causing the reaction? If you are still off insulin, how are you controlling your blood glucose?"
Oct 7, 2013
tmana replied to SusanT's discussion 'Diabetes with Celiac disease'
"Breathe. This is a very common combination, because the two conditions share a number of associated genes. There are a number of diabetes-with-celiac parents and adults out here, ready to help you. For starters, I'll suggest looking at the…"
Oct 7, 2013
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Un groupe dans lequel les participants francophones de TuDiabetes peuvent discuter en français (A group in which French-speaking members of TuDiabetes can converse in French)
Sep 28, 2013
tmana posted a status
"This one didn't belong @dLife, so it's at @TuDiabetes. "You Want Me to Do WHAT?!" http://ning.it/19Nn6k4 #libertarian"
Aug 7, 2013
tmana posted a blog post

You Want Me to Do WHAT?!

It's no secret that I've been a registered Libertarian, and a member of the Libertarian Party, for a number of years. Our political philosophy is pretty straightforward: reduce the size and scope of the government to allow people the greatest opportunity to pursue health, wealth, property, and happiness. We want the government out of our bedrooms, out of our boardrooms, and out of our pockets.While about 16% of the American population identify themselves with libertarian beliefs, only about 1%…See More
Aug 7, 2013

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You Want Me to Do WHAT?!

Posted on August 7, 2013 at 6:10am 0 Comments

It's no secret that I've been a registered Libertarian, and a member of the Libertarian Party, for a number of years. Our political philosophy is pretty straightforward: reduce the size and scope of the government to allow people the greatest opportunity to pursue health, wealth, property, and happiness. We want the government out of our bedrooms, out of our boardrooms, and out of our pockets.

While about 16% of the American population identify themselves with libertarian beliefs,…

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First Yizkor

Posted on September 27, 2012 at 7:22am 3 Comments

My grandpa was a water glass —

The kind you find in Jewish homes

Between the prayer books and Shabbat candles,

With eight…

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The Strength of Judith

Posted on December 17, 2009 at 10:10am 5 Comments

While not part of the Tanakh (Jewish version of the Old Testament), the tale of Judith and Holofernes is associated with Chanukah. The short version of the tale is that Judith, a Jewish widow, meets the (unwanted) sexual advances of Holofernes, a Greek general (and in the context of the Chanukah story, one of the enemy leaders) by inviting him to dinner and feeding him very salty foods -- such as cheese --… Continue

Rolling My Own... cycling clothes?

Posted on December 1, 2009 at 8:35am 0 Comments



While I don't consider myself a "serious enough" cyclist for real cycling clothing (aka "spandex striders", "lycra louts", etc.), it's hard to argue with its functionality. Cleats give me a 360-degree stroke; close-fit spandex means the legs don't interfere with that stroke, my pants don't get caught in the chain, and I can (in theory) access tissues, a map, or a cellphone mid-ride. I could argue that with the Dolce, these garments are a… Continue

Thanksgiving Meme

Posted on November 26, 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments

I've seen this meme popping up around the Internet, figured I'd give it a try...





1. What are the traditional favorites?

Turkey, stuffing, gravy, candied yams, cranberry sauce



2. What new recipes will you try this year?

Used a different recipe for whole wheat bread than I have in the past.



3. What part of the meal do you never compromise?

Turkey and stuffing. Has to be there, or it's not Thanksgiving. And sweet potatoes… Continue

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At 2:06pm on January 3, 2012, Donna H said…

I just heard about your loss. So sorry. I am praying for solace for you during this difficult time.

At 5:08pm on January 1, 2012, Linda G said…

Oh my goodness Brenda. I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom.
My deepest heartfelt condolences. I lost my mom 20 years ago, and it is still felt. Do you have family with you?
hugs....linda

At 12:38pm on January 1, 2012, Doris D said…

So sorry for you loss. I will keep you & your family in my prayers. I lost my mom almost (well it will be) 9 years on the 9th of January.

At 11:36am on January 1, 2012, brokenpole said…

You and your family are in my prayers. Sorry for your loss.

At 11:14am on January 1, 2012, catlover said…

Tmana- Condolences on the loss of your mother. I hope she didn't suffer before G-d took her. I lost my mother last year ( oh ! yes ! 2 years ago) in 2010. It is always a sad time when we lose a parent. I wish you comfort as you mourn.

At 6:02am on August 14, 2011, Peetie said…
Hi Tmana: I read a few of your blogs today. I could really relate. Thanks for blogging. Joanne
At 12:56pm on November 30, 2010, Larry D said…
Thanks for the info. I really appreciate it.
At 4:43pm on June 6, 2010, PatientX said…
good luck on your ride. I think for me the anticipation of possible lows was worse than the ride it self. I managed to stay at a good 120 average throughout the ride by drinking G2 from gatorade. Half the amount of carbs than the other stuff. Have fun and update us on how the ride went.
At 3:31pm on March 10, 2010, Patti Burns said…
Hi Tmana! Good to see a pic of you. Hope all is well. Patti
At 11:22pm on December 28, 2009, Brigitte said…
Hello and thank you. I hope you're well.
 
 
 

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