Trudy's Blog – September 2010 Archive (2)

CRISIS on the Second Day of Autumn

Just when I decide I'm becoming weather obsessed and have to try to do better, a day like yesterday occurs. At 1:30 P.M. my husband went off to do some errands; at 1:35 the power went off with some significant popping and flashing of lights and computers. As usual, he had left his cell phone at home. (What if there's an emergency? I always say.) Meantime fire engines and police cars gather in front of the house, sirens blowing and traffic blocked. "Is there something I should know about?" I ask… Continue

Added by Trudy on September 25, 2010 at 6:30am — 9 Comments

My Diabetes Brain, II

I have previously posted about my Diabetes Brain, the small organ sitting atop my pancreas, sending out instructions and controlling/complicating my life according to its own moods. It made its presence known again Friday. I was leaving home to go to the library when it reminded me that I should take some backup insulin. Right, I thought, that's sensible, I've been taking my Apidra vial and Levemir pen in an insulated carrier all summer. So I packed them up and went off. Later that day my blood… Continue

Added by Trudy on September 21, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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