Relying on your mom to give you your insulin injections has its disadvantages, especially when she's mad at you and hasn't taken (what she called) her "nerve pills." Like the time I got mud on her freshly cleaned kitchen floor and later when she gave me my shot, she wiggled and twisted the needle around in my arm before pushing in the insulin. She swore her hand was slippery from floor wax, but I knew better.
As I indicated… Continue
Added by MikeMack on May 14, 2014 at 7:00am —
I'm thankful for my diabetes, and I want it to be cured.*
On June 7, I will be biking 60 miles as a "Red Rider" (a cyclist with diabetes) in the Tour de Cure - Kentucky. Yes, I'll be turning down the basal rate on my insulin pod, checking my blood-glucose levels regularly, and taking plenty of… Continue
Added by MikeMack on May 10, 2014 at 2:11pm —
A few months late, but here it is - the report I sent out to those who donated to my Tour de Cure ride in Oregon, so pardon the remedial explanation of hypoglycemia:
I booked an Amtrak ticket from Seattle to Portland on Friday, July 29, and paid the extra $10 to put my bike on the baggage car for the 200-mile trip. Seattle’s King Street Station is about 8 miles from my house, so I decided that if I could carry everything I needed for the weekend I could ride there and have a car-less… Continue
Added by Greg on November 12, 2011 at 12:55pm —
First of all I want to apologize because I haven't been blogging in a very long time, but I went through a LONG PERIOD of writer's block haha I just had nothing to say. Have you been in that situation? That you want to do something and when you finally have the opportunity something else holds you back, yeah I've been there and I hate that feeling!
Last month I had my graduation! I'm going to high school!! haha I'm very excited about it. Junior high was truly an amazing journey for… Continue
Added by DSandCT on July 7, 2010 at 1:00pm —
This has been the coldest, rainiest May in Seattle that I can remember. The forecast for May 22nd and the Tour de Cure was “mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain,” which is the forecast for Seattle almost 90% of the time. I haven’t done the math but I think that means that it generally rains in Seattle about 27% of the time.… Continue
Added by Greg on May 28, 2010 at 10:30pm —
Yesterday wasn't that good, we were having the moms at school for mothers day and I was in charged of making a video for all the moms in my class. The video went out pretty good but the french teacher wanted me to put it all in French! And I had to stay at recess to change it, I hardly ate and when I was back at home my Blood sugar went down to 45!
And during all day long I was tired and in a bad mood, Have you ever been in a bad mood because of your sugar levels? My…
Added by DSandCT on May 12, 2010 at 3:47pm —
Check out this documentary Trailer about the journey of an elite type 1 cycle team to the ultimate cycling event, the Tour De France. Diabetes Advocacy and awareness in action
Added by Tony Song / MysugarTV on May 11, 2010 at 10:56am —
Added by DSandCT on April 29, 2010 at 9:44pm —
Last week I attended the Northeast Ohio tour de cure launch party for the tour which will be on June 13 this year.
It is my first time participating on the tour as a Red Rider, mostly I have always just put my contribution in the mail but more and more I find myself wanting and have made the decision to be more involved.
So here I was at the launch party with a few goals to introduce myself to the local ADA community and volunteers and also to find a team I could join this… Continue
Added by Ronnie Gregory M on April 23, 2010 at 6:19am —
Added by DSandCT on April 9, 2010 at 8:30pm —
Yeah maybe you are not a Jonas fan but gotta post this!
Added by DSandCT on April 5, 2010 at 11:56am —
Added by DSandCT on March 27, 2010 at 10:31pm —
Hey, I saw a lot of you read my blogs and comment on them so I want to thank all of the ones that have been reading my blogs through all the time I've been here in TuDiabetes, It makes me feel very nice!
People like you are the ones that keep me going on without letting Diabetes slow me down, My family plays a big role in my life too specially my mother who has been taking care of me since the very first day. I bet all of you have a person in your life who has changed you… Continue
Added by DSandCT on March 26, 2010 at 1:57pm —
This past month has been of some difficult situations and some others so good that make me laugh. I bet we all have those days in which our sugar goes crazy! right??… Continue
Added by DSandCT on March 21, 2010 at 8:00pm —
Well,my last weekend wasn't very good for me. My mom recieve this horrible call from a man who told her that if she didn't gave an specific amount of money we both would get killed! It was very scary we barely could breathe and go out of the house.
I was sooo scared my blood sugar went high just like that, it was ver early in the morning and I didn't even had breakfast that day. Fortunately we called the police and they told us this… Continue
Added by DSandCT on March 17, 2010 at 10:55am —
Here is the fan video :D Comment rate suscribe!!
Added by DSandCT on March 11, 2010 at 4:29pm —
Yesterday there was an open house at my school and I was not nervous I didn't expected something either bad or good at all, about my report card this month. Just as always I got nines in most of my subjects...maybe there were 2 eights but I really hate French and History class! Ha! who doesn't?
What really surprised was the reaction of my mom when the teacher told her I wasn't eating well and that my sugar goes down very often. My mom was MAD because she was ashamed the… Continue
Added by DSandCT on March 10, 2010 at 3:07pm —
Yesterday I did the most crazy thing ever with one of my friends! Well, I am going to start by telling you how we came up with this idea. Me and my friend wanted to make a fan video for Nick Jonas since we are both big fans and we came up with the idea of asking the fans to send us videos saying why is nick jonas their inspiration and why did they like him. Unfortunately we didn't recieve enough videos. So, we then went to the mall and ask random people, STRANGERS if they liked Nick Jonas and… Continue
Added by DSandCT on March 7, 2010 at 11:25am —
Pleaseee see this...I've been very busy recently so I'll be posting videos instead of blogging...just for a few weeks Idk...suscribe to my channel :D
I'll still try to blog! :) school iss so hard this days xD
Added by DSandCT on March 2, 2010 at 9:05pm —
I have been really busy recently since I entered to some dancing and acting lessons, Homework keeps me busy too between other things haha xD but I really don't want to stop blogging! I love everyone in here too much to leave xD
I have been doing more exercise than I'm used to cause of my new lessons but when they finish my sugar is really high even though I don't eat. Is this normal?
I would really appreciate an… Continue
Added by DSandCT on February 26, 2010 at 7:00pm —