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Panic at the Big E

Going to a fair or large event with multiple people is always difficult.



My family went to the Big E in Massachusetts last weekend. The Big E is ... well...BIG! It is a country fair that represents the Northeast States and whichever farming groups are scheduled for the week. Last weekend was 4-h and Future Farmers of America. Lots of cows and horses! We were with my in-laws, nephews, niece, brother-in-law and sister-in-law. It is hard to make a plan with that many people! And it… Continue

Added by Julie LeBlanc on September 18, 2008 at 4:23am — No Comments

So the question is...How did the DKA come about?

Hmm...How did the DKA happen? Basically I decided that my diabetes did not matter. I have 2 children. A husband who owns his own business. We own an apartment building. I am very overwhelmed and depressed. I come last in every task and list. So I guess subconsciously or maybe consciously I decided that I did not need to check my numbers. I was eating the wrong things, drinking a lot of beer, and guessing at my numbers. Stress was and is a major factor of my diabetes.



After the stay… Continue

Added by Julie LeBlanc on September 8, 2008 at 2:24pm — 2 Comments

New Member Today!

On July 18th, I got out of the hospital after a week of DKA. I have decided that I need to find local support of the non medical form. This group seems to be a great place for info and idea sharing.

Added by Julie LeBlanc on September 7, 2008 at 8:02pm — 7 Comments

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