Hello Marie .Glad you got to see yoir MOM. Was she in a good frame of mind? I had a male therapist today and he was good. He had me walk using the walker the entire length of the house and back. I did this 5 times. Then he has me stand in the kitchen leaning on the sink and doing all kinds of exercises. We each get our own breakfast and lunch BUT I get the dinner.I do almost everything now. I even can get in and out of the car. I was disappointed about prostate cancer. I thought that was a dead issue. But my PSA went from 6 to 16. So he has given me a cancer pi;; once a day for 3 months. I hope Ed is doing ok. Glad you are still making bread. I miss TOPS. I do not know when I will get back there. Take good care. A big hug. POPS
RED TAPE. If Medicare loans you a wheelchair the y will not loan you a walker. Don't they realize you work from a wheelchair to a walker. Someone donated a walker to my PT group. Got it home. The legs were different. I tried itand the thing collapsed. I will buy my own. Not having one is hindering mt getting to walk. BG 110.I am doing better as long as I stay ypright. Never thought I would have to learn to walk again. Hope things are well with you. Give my best to Ed. Take good care. HUGS,Reed
Hello Marie. I have written to several people and not a word back. So unlike Pauly. I fell. Learned a valuable lesson always check to see if brakes are on. Going from red couch to wheelchair I must have donw something as I was on the floor. Thabk God Tom was here to get me up. NO HARM done. I saw my PCP. He said blood vitals all fine and I look good. He ordered a new aluminum walker and a 3 in one commode for the shower. Tom will pick them up after work. Russ not much yjey can do if pain in neck bad try ice bag. I do not think he will be with us too long. Tough shape. BG104. How are you? I hope things are ok. My best to Ed. I am really trying to get back to normal. A BIG HUG. Reed
Good Morning,Marie. I am getting stronger each day. The PT has heavy exercises for me to do. She does not like my old aluminum walker too shAky and leans to one side. I see my PCP tomorrow and he will give me a orescription for a bew one. I can stand long enough to use the microwave. My only thin I cannot do is put my stocking and shoe on the left foot. I keep trying. I see Russ going before my eyes. He hears voices and the latest is to join the circys. BG104. Sleeping great. Happy your bread sales good. Beautiful day. I will open slider. I cannot go out as 3 steps. Take good care of youtself. Tom comes tonight. Give my best to Ed. I look like a skeleton I have lost so much weight. A BIG HUG,Reed
I just watched the video. It was extremely helpful, as I have never seen a pump or pod actually being inserted. I have a head start for next week. Thanks for the link. Is the best place for assistance with omnipod questions the omnipod group?
Hi Marie :) Thanks for your warm welcome. I'm not actually sure what I'm looking for yet - I'm still in quite a stunned state of disbelief about my diagnosis. I have a healthy BMI, and in the space of three weeks I went from a type 2 diagnosis taking no medications at all to taking two types of tablets, insulin, and cholesterol drugs. And it's forever - disbelief! I'm just reading lots on your community. Knowledge is power, right? Vanessa :)
Hi - Thanks for the welcome. I have been on the pump for just over and year and haven't really had any issues. Though, the first night I was running a temporary basal (didn't know this at the time) and when it ended in the middle of the night, it kept beeping and I couldn't figure out why. At some point I turned it off and it kept telling me that I needed to turn it back on. oops!
Thanks for the warm welcome. I just joined but I have been active in other forums for nearly twenty years. My diabetes is very well controlled with an A1c of 4.8 for more than 2.5 years. My last A1c earlier this year (January) slipped a bit to 4.9 due to holiday season excesses but I have been back on track ever since. I joined primarily to help others but have been too busy with other priorities.
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