HAVE A GOOD DAY SHOSHANA!! Whatcha up to today? How have you been feeling??? The kids here are packing like mad. They're moving out next Saturday...and get the keys Friday. The grandkids will be with the other grandma then. Our daughter has a new shift that entails her having to work some Sundays, and Stephen (her little guy) would then be babysat here by our daughter-in-law. However next Sunday, if that's the case... Stephen will be with her ex! Next Saturday will be a madhouse here!! On this coming Wednesday (the 18th), I'm helping out at a fundraiser with the Canadian Diabetes Association. It's an amazing day outside! Wishing YOU an awesome day :) Hugs....linda
"Stuff"!! How's the weather at your end...hot and muggy here...was going to weed after the brief rain shower we had here yesterday....but the air was very thick....and my back still recuperating from having washed the kitchen floor 3x over on all fours (the old fashion way) the day before, when our middle grandson Riley (2) decided to spit out his juice all over the place. I would have been arrested for what I toyed doing to him! The room that our daughter was in before moving into her own place is now taken up as a storage room for Timothy and Steph (son and d-i-l). (Our son and daughter and theirs were here since mid January since the house they shared burned to the ground. No one was hurt, except for 3 pets that perished. Our daughter has moved into a new apartment, and our son has purchased a house and they are moving out of our place mid July!) The storage unit they have rented is all full!!! They're moving into their own house starting the 19th of this month! The repeat empty nest syndrome lol. It sure will feel odd to have the whole house to ourselves again! Steph (d-i-l) has a bad ear/sinus infection. She went to a walk in clinic yesterday, and was put on meds, including ear drops. Early evening, her ear was bleeding, which is not uncommon with ear infections...but I nevertheless offered to take her to ER, knowing that we'd be there for at least 6 hours...no no no...she didn't want to go. Midnight, as I'm coming out of the washroom to go to bed, she and Timothy are at the kitchen table...seems that now she feels she should take me up on that earlier offer. I said to her, "you realize that we'll be there all night 'till mid morning anyway!" She had gone to the internet, and of course got frightened by the comments and suggested diagnoses of her bleeding ear! (sigh....who listens to me!!) So I said..."call telehealth" (a telephone access here, that helps to give you a heads up about your symptoms). They basically paraphrased my comment to her..."you have been seen, you DO have an ear infection which may bleed, you are on medication for it, you do NOT have cancer nor have you suffered trauma to the head. Call your doctor in the morning if it is still bleeding" Who listens to me!!! So this morning, she called her doctor who will see her at....3pm, and the appointment was later changed to 7pm! Guess the doc doesn't share her concern!! So...life goes on in the Miller household! Sounds SO much like a soap that I should ask you to stay tuned tomorrow...same time same station! How's life at YOUR end?? hugs and best wishes....linda
Thanks for welcoming me.
I was diagnosed back in March of this year with an a1c of 8.2 (I believe).
Since than, I have been watching what I eat by limiting myself to 45-60 carbs per meal.
I used to have a coke (not Pepsi or other soda) at every meal. Now I only have it every now and than.
I am also eating smaller portions of everything except salads. I did not eat salads a lot but now I will have salads to fill up a meal if needed.
I was also taking metformin twice a day
Wish I could say that exercise helped, however it didn't really play a roll to get the a1c down (since it didn't start yet.
Hi. Been pumping since Thursday. First site change today. Had to do it twice and had trouble getting the needle out easily. But it's in and working for now so that's good!! I am frustrated but getting support from the website. I live alone so if I have a question or want some feedback I can put in a question and get direction. It has been sooo helpful. Thanks for thinking of me.
Oh yeah one more thing I've found if I eat anything like pepper or sausage (hot or mild) it will upset ur diagestion and make u really hurt with heartburn or anthing like that u might wanna do what I done and take any spicey food out of ur diet. I done the samething with chilli and I sooooo love it
I saw what u posted in the gasteroparis group. I tend to have all those symptoms + it takes me about 4 hours to digest any meal. My bowels don't act everyday either. I wind up taking stool sofinfer to get them to work everyday but it does get sooooo bad that I have to take a laxitive to get them to work. Life huh???
now please remember that the Nexium is the only brand name I take and I take it 2x a day the other 2 are Metoclopam 4x a day each pil b/f i eat and Dicyclomine 4x a day each one b/f I eat. I know that I should be taking some more but I just don't eat so's I don't haffa.
I'm sorry but yesterday was a day of drs for me. I take LOADS of meds for it. Wait I'll go find the names of them (and really they still don't work I've gotten to where theres only a few things I will eat & sometimes that don't work either)
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