Scott's Blog – November 2010 Archive (6)

Is There A Civil War?

** There’s been a lot of conversation about the Civil war: Diabetes vs. diabetes article by Julie Deardorff that originally appeared in the…

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Added by Scott on November 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

After the Pat Down, Not Even a Text Message

Last week I wrote about my adventures on a horrendous diabetes day from hell. One of the comments, well actually two, the TSA agent who frisked me… Continue

Added by Scott on November 22, 2010 at 9:28am — 4 Comments

On the Road with the Big D

I travel for business a few times a year and this past week was one of

those times. So, sports fans, I got to experience the new TSA Full Monty Booty Body feel-up pat down techniques up close and personal!




Now, while I am sure there are some over-zealous friskers and overly hysterical…

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Added by Scott on November 19, 2010 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

An Understanding - Part III

** As part of National Diabetes Awareness Month, I am re-posting a blog I originally wrote on April 20, 2010



As I wrote An Understanding – Part I and Part II, something kept bugging me. I felt like I was missing something, something so important but so trivial that I don’t even think of it anymore. I’d covered the daily thoughts, actions,…

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Added by Scott on November 6, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

An Understanding - Part II

** As part of National Diabetes Awareness Month, I am re-posting a blog I originally wrote on April 12, 2010



Last time I wrote An Understanding - Part I. That was a walk-thru for a pretty average day for me… Hmmm, let’s see… February 1970 to today is just about 14,700 days just like that one. In a row. No breaks, vacations or hiatus’s…

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Added by Scott on November 5, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

An Understanding - Part I

** As part of National Diabetes Awareness Month, I am re-posting a blog I originally wrote on April 6, 2010



As a PWD (person with diabetes, Type 1 in my case), there are certain things that I do everyday without really even thinking about them. Having been diabetic since 1970, to me diabetes is like having blue eyes and brown hair. It just is. Tho, thinking of it that way can cause issues because D has to be managed every day, all day.



That is something that a…

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Added by Scott on November 4, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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