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At 7:11pm on October 30, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
At 2:03pm on August 3, 2009, Rachel Versey said…
Hey Matthew, thanks for your comment. Sorry for the delayed reply, haven't been on here for a while. Yeah, my levels are not great, struggling a bit. Waiting to go on the pump at the minute. You on injections or pump? Hope you're well x
At 2:37pm on August 1, 2009, ~Just Me~ said…

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At 9:11am on June 25, 2009, Michelle Hoppe said…
hey!!! I am not sure what you mean by take in or out? as in disconnect or not?...lil summary of me. ha. I am a very brittle diabetic. anything and everything affects my BS. You upset me, my bs rises, I am relaxed one day my bs drops. I about run over a squirrel in my car and my bs spikes! lol. I was doing about 10 shots a day and doing sports. I had to keep my bs about 200, sometimes 300 bc I would play full game and rarely came out and would plummit after. I ended up severing the neck of my femur, bed ridden for a yr, developed AVN, had my fibula removed and placed in my hip for blood flow, bed ridden again. Still on shots. Because I was so erratic when i was doing nothing i gave into the pump. It has its up and downs. I dont like being connected to things. I run around a lot and will run past a door and forget about the tubing bc i dont have it tucked in and itll get ripped out! (doesnt hurt) But is is so easy to disconnect. I swim a lot for a work out and disconnect it from the site for a couple hours. I used to teach swimming for 3 hrs and had it disconnected the whole time and was okay and kept my bs under 200 bc i was active. It is different but once you make it a part of you, you get used to it. My pump is my girlfriend! lol. her name is Athena...goddess of war (diabetes) and wisdom!
At 4:08pm on June 23, 2009, Cayson Thurman said…
I have been a firefighter for 3 years and diabetic for 10. U cant really be a wildland firefghter but nothing should stop u from being a city firefighter.
At 10:27pm on June 22, 2009, Robyn said…
I spent many, many summers in Santa Cruz, Ca. Grew-up in San Jose, and my Dad lived in Scotts Valley.
You are lucky to live there!
Have a good one :)
At 9:48am on June 21, 2009, Michelle Hoppe said…
heyhey! Buckeye state is great! Officially an alum now though. Yes, I drink, but carefully and not often. Basically if I do I am checking my bloodsugars hourly and all throughout the night. My diet is strict. I stay away from high fats and refined sugar. Call me crazy, but my favorite food is vegetables! ha. I don't really do it for diabetes, im just very health conscious. I work out every day for atleast an hour, which always is a nuisance with the diabetes. I can do the EXACT same thing everyday with insulin, exact carbs, around same readings, same workout, and one day after ill be about 130 and next day 330. Never makes sense. How are things with you? Hopefully everything is going great!!!!
At 9:43pm on June 17, 2009, Taylor Bennett said…
Thanks Matthew. I am trying to be real about all of this, accept it and do what I gotta do kind of thing. I had a couple of melt downs, but I am not going to feel sorry for myself...that's just not my style. ;) I actually do have one question at the moment (and a bunch of others I don't have the presence of mind to think of right now!): Snacks in between meals, do you cover for them? I know you're not supposed to "stack" your insulin. What should I do in those situations? Do I just snack and then correct later at my next meal? Do I give myself one or two units (depending on the snack of course) right then? This is all very confusing to me, and I hope I don't sound dumb. Again, thanks! And I hope you can answer my question.
At 4:24pm on June 11, 2009, Michelle Hoppe said…
it was good all day then i just spiked to 250. NO idea why. My BS are extremely erratic. anything and everything affects them. How about yours?! Hopefully better than mine! :)
At 11:11pm on June 4, 2009, Leah Weinstein said…
Yeah I go to UCSD. Haha it's not too hard to tell really since I'm alone in the first pic lol. But i'm in blue in the pic of three people and i'm in a hat in the other one.
At 5:05pm on June 3, 2009, Leah Weinstein said…
Favorite food... tough question haha. I'm not picky. I like pretty much all food except sour cream and cottage cheese. Hobbies... sports mostly. I play lacrosse and flag football in rec leagues. My A1C isn't the best at all, but I'm working on it and it's down a bit every time. My last one I think was 7.8. What about you? Do you go to UCSC?
At 1:52am on June 3, 2009, Leah Weinstein said…
Hey! thanks and the weather is beautiful down here as always. That's a pretty big wave in your pic.
At 9:00pm on June 1, 2009, Allen Kimmitt said…
I once knew a professional surfer, when I was CEO of Wolf Sportswear, part of our market was the surf market...for me anyone who can surf the waves like they do deserves the press they's just down right impressive.
At 9:54pm on May 30, 2009, Allen Kimmitt said…
Hey Matthew, is that you on that wave & who took the picture?



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