Not a life or death situation...but I just dropped my bottle of Humalog in the kitchen, where there is a 75% chance that it will break on the tile floor. Simply too many casualties to count over the years...oh and that skinny Lantus bottle...make it a 90% chance of breakage. Don't even get me started on that insulin smell...yuck.

Luckily because of my ninja-like reflexes, I was able to save the doomed bottle by breaking the fall with a supple hacky sack foot stall...score!!!

Some may say that I'm a modern day diabetic hero. Maybe I am...maybe I'm not. I just did what any sugary red blooded diabetic would have done in the situation.

My Nana used to tell me that whenever a bottle of insulin breaks, an angel loses his wings.

Well you just keep on flying little angel...this one's on me.

I'm Dino, and I approve this message.

Views: 4

Tags: a, bottle, but, cheesy, dino, he, hooray, insulin, is, of, More…saved, super

Comment by Mick on August 6, 2008 at 7:07pm
Comment by Toni Crebbin on August 6, 2008 at 7:20pm
I can picture it in slow-motion; sort of like The Matrix, right? You've done us all proud!
Comment by Mick on August 6, 2008 at 8:04pm
What music should it be set to? Flight of the Valkyries? Believe it or not? Matrix techno?
Comment by debb on August 6, 2008 at 8:55pm
now that's a mental image i can handle. great job dino.
Comment by debb on August 7, 2008 at 5:45am
PLEASE don't try that with a large fire extinguisher. i did a few years back. it landed on my big toe. it hit so hard that it popped the toe nail right out and broke my toe. the good part was that i couldn't work for about a week and a half. my shoe wouldn't fit. i was at work and it must have been very funny watching this woman jump around pounding the counters and saying darn, darn, darn, because she didn't want to swear in a public place. my boss came out and asked me if i was ok. i said sure, i'll just walk this off and get back to work. then they saw all the blood coming out of the seams of my sneakers. they sent me to the doctor's. he sent me home.
Comment by jen on October 25, 2008 at 3:59pm
i was priming my needle... pre-pump days... and my friend who was sitting too close to me exclaimed-ewwwww! you just got your band-aid juice on me. the name stuck. i no longer use insulin. i use band-aid juice.
Comment by saundra barragan on October 26, 2008 at 7:42pm
YEAH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SCORE ONE FOR OUR SIDE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Great sense of humor Dino. Make that a SCORE TWO FOR OUR SIDE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comment by Julia on May 10, 2011 at 5:30pm
HAha! I really liked this one(:


You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes



From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)


LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word


This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service