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At 7:30pm on January 10, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY latvianchick!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!

At 3:58am on January 10, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,latvianchick. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:46am on February 24, 2012, Rachael M said…

Cool! I am type 1 as well, for 11 years. Sorry to hear that you are unstable, I'm not the greatest either. I hope you can find support and information here :)

At 11:37pm on February 23, 2012, Rachael M said…

Hey! I'm from California, born and raised in the outskirts of Los Angeles.

At 12:37pm on November 29, 2011, Gunta said…

Paldies! Pēc dažām dienām braukšu uz Diabēta kongresu Dubaijā. Tur siltāk nekā Latvijā. :).

At 8:51am on September 25, 2011, Melissa Lee said…
Yes, apparently we are having some problems with Nutshell. I'll be posting a notice about it today. Sorry for your difficulties!
At 11:01pm on July 31, 2011, Peetie said…
Hi Latvianchick: I've been thinking about your discussion on the UK group. There is a group on here called "Geeks with Diabetes". They seem to love a tech challenge. I wonder if you posted your incompatability problem there if they could figure out a way that you could somehow get a free download or upgrade so you could get your computer to read the meter. Hope you are well. Joanne
At 12:01pm on May 5, 2011, pinkyspurse said…
I took my family to the First Southern Baptist church while we were on vacation in Las Vegas. We also passed out a bunch of gospel tracts to people while we were there. It was a family-oriented trip, so we avoided the sinful strip shows and most of the other spiritually bad influences there.
At 10:06am on April 27, 2011, Carsten said…
Hi latvianchick,sorry that i answer so late @ whitch school is she ? i don´t now her

From Carsten ^^
At 11:16am on April 25, 2011, Jan said…
I live in California.

Shall I assume that you're originally from Latvia? When did you move to the UK?
At 12:45pm on March 27, 2011, pinkyspurse said…

Winter's frost and snow has come and gone
And Spring peeps its head out around the bend
Oh how thankful that the winter
Has finally come to an end

Soon baby birds wll be chirping and hatching
To greet a brand new world
Mama bird has sheltered them snug in their nest
Has watched over her babies and kept them warm

Safe from any predators that can cause them harm
She's gone now to find the fattest of worms
For her babies deserve only the best

Just look at the fields turning from winter brown to green
Isn't that just the prettiest sight you've ever seen?
See the wild flowers, with all the bright hues
Our Father created them especially for me and you

Ah, Spring... just smell the fragrant air
Look all around you, you can see God everywhere
Happy Spring to all my friends
This is where my little poem comes to its end.

God Bless All of You!

© 2005Gayle Alatia
At 1:43pm on March 21, 2011, Donna H said…
HI -- Saw your post about your depression and thought it was easier to respond here than on the wall. First, the drug she gave you is the generic for Zoloft. That takes a while to take effect and for a lot of people, they need to get up to 100mg before it really starts to have a result. But it is a good drug. It's just not at all immediate. I don't like that your doctor is so difficult to see. Is there anyone else? Clearly your doctor is not responsive enough for your needs and you need attention now. I've been where you are and I absolutely understand how terrible of a place it can be. Have faith that the Zoloft will ultimately take hold so you are on your way. Also be kind to yourself. I think sometimes the panic of depression setting in can just make the whole thing all the worse. But you're on track -- you're seeking help. You have medication started (I don't know about it giving stomach ailments -- can the pharmacist offer any info on that). Zoloft is an SSRI. If it causes stomach problems there are lots of other SSRIs your doctor could prescribe instead. Call her. Just know that this is not a forever place you are in. There is a way out. Breathe and be gentle with yourself.
At 1:21pm on March 13, 2011, pinkyspurse said…
The reasons why I decided to buy new eyeglasses even though my prescription is the same as last time is because my husband wants me to drive my family on vacation in April. I didn't have any prescription sunglasses and my old frames are getting rusty, so I thought it would be nice to take advantage of the buy one pair, get one free special since the eyeglasses at the opthomologist's office were $150/pair. I saved less money than I thought I was going to. I think next time I'm just going to get a $99 frame and lens special at Lenscrafters if they still have it. For Eyes used to have eyeglasses for less than $50/pair, but I don't think there are any offices near me, unfortunately.
At 5:17pm on February 20, 2011, Lois said…

Thanks for your response to my blog. You would be absolutely floored by all the things that can adversely affect a diabetic .... and how little we know about what danger we are in because of lack of knowledge. You've probably had people advising you on what books to read. I can only recommend one book because almost nobody will have recommended it!! It's called "Diabetes For Dummies." It's fun but also enlightening.

I don't know if you've actually read my site, but I would recommend a little at a time! It can be very heavy reading and could possibly depress you. Just a short word of caution: take it for a tale of things that could happen to a person not in control and not watching her body as vigilantly as possible.

Hope to hear from you again!

At 12:11pm on February 14, 2011, pinkyspurse said…
Here are some websites that may help you. For a list of gluten-free grains, try
For a GI/GL list, I use
I hope this helps!
At 12:03pm on February 14, 2011, pinkyspurse said…
Let me look up some carbs that are gluten-free but low GI for you
At 11:43am on February 14, 2011, pinkyspurse said…
Hi, I'm from the US. If you're looking for low carb ideas, you may want to check out the group Low Carb Recipe Swap. Some alternatives to bread for breakfast include omelets, thin slices of meat, and check out the recipe for faux hamburger buns made with eggs and cream cheese. If you're gluten intolerant, that makes things easier as far as avoiding carbs are concerned. Only 1 recipe in this group that has wheat in it (and that's for Monkey Bread, which is carefully aged before you bake it to cut out the carbs).
At 7:01pm on February 9, 2011, Christian 143 said…
Hi latvianchick! Just wanted to drop by and say hello. Thanks so much for being a friend. Im new to the site and really dont know anyone on only way to get to know people is to reach out. Funny how you were in Goose Creek just a short time ago! GC is, I believe, one of South Carolina's most tucked away treasures. Ive been here off and on for about 20 years...been all over the world (including London!)...and just kept coming back here. Finally, I just decided to make it my home and that was a great decision! Hope all is well with you! Take care, keep in touch and God bless!!!
At 4:25pm on February 5, 2011, ladyrayne67 said…
I am glad you enjoyed your visit here ! Thanks for the heads up on traveling far as I haven't flown out of state with this yet or driven that far as well. Take care !

At 10:24am on February 5, 2011, ladyrayne67 said…
USA, California to be exact. And you are very welcome ! I enjoy meeting new people !



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