My wife recruited me here. In general I tend to just be some weirdo on the internet who happens to have the persistent annoyance of type 1 diabetes, and I often don't write a lot about diabetes itself. It is, however, interesting to at least share horror stories about this persistent annoyance with others who have dealt with the same in many ways.
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Posted on December 24, 2007 at 12:19pm
I'm always amused when I get an e-mail from this site. A community for people 'touched' by diabetes....because to me it doesn't seem like a touchy-feely type of disease. It seems more like a kick in the ribs, a backhand punch to the face, and finally a roundhouse kick to the solar plexus that sends us tumbling down about 7 flights of stairs. You know, something you can get up from and deal with, but it still smarts.
Then, when you try and punch it back, it grabs your arm and like a… Continue
Posted on July 8, 2007 at 12:28pm
It occurs to me that Ning, and by inheritance, Tudiabetes, has an interface much like MySpace.com. This got me wondering, why doesn't tudiabetes share other qualities of MySpace? Specifically, all those random women with idealized profiles that want to be my friend on MySpace. You go to their profile, and they're all between 18 and 30, love to have some sort of fun and want you to go to their site to check out more pictures of them. But, wouldn't it be fun to have a Tudiabetes… Continue
Posted on June 11, 2007 at 4:57pm
I suppose I should go about writing something here. You know, actual content.
I've always fancied myself more of a humorist or satirist than someone who writes baleful pleas about the dire state of affairs. That said, I do think there is room for humor in living with diabetes. This past weekend, as my wife and I went out to lunch at a local restaurant, I got an embarassed and shocked look from an employee there who told me, "I can't believe you're wearing that shirt!"