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At 9:12am on June 21, 2014, Michael O said…

Hi Marie,
Thanks for the nice greeting!
Yes that's my Joslin Medal which I received a few months ago...I'll complete 59 years on 9/3 so in reality I believe I'll be getting the 60 year version in 2015..assuming I'm still alive and kicking and being the same ole DIA-BAD-ASS I've always been ;-)

At 9:05am on June 21, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Marie, thank you for the kind note. It is always a joy to hear from you. I am a little down today and hearing from you brightened my life...............................rick

At 2:53pm on June 20, 2014, Kathy said…

Marie, one of my friends who is a sample lady at my grocery store sliced her finger yesterday and required 7 stitches. I guess it cause a very big commotion in the store.
Have a good weekend.

At 7:58pm on June 18, 2014, Judith in Portland said…

And how lovely to get such a great update from you. Good Goddess, do I remember shopping with my Mom. While I feel like you do about the acquisition of new clothes or "stuff" (it's always very practical for me---I find a pair of knit pants that is comfortable and buy 4 pairs in different colors that last for years, for instance---though I have never forgotten one style lesson from her---if looking good is suddenly important & you can only afford 1 new thing, buy a stylish jacket!---it can make all your clothes look "new").

As her health failed, I would always bring my computer when I went to care for her and we would shop online for birthday and holiday gifts! I think there is a certain kind of "engagement" with the lively colors and interesting strangers and the sounds of Life in general that makes these things meaningful as shared experiences!

Love the delightful irony of your bread-baking endeavors. I am sure it is Deeelish! And so very glad that your exquisite quilting continues to be a thread in your life! I have never forgotten how honored I was to have a panel in the TuD quilt.....

With the help of my good-hearted PCP, this spring has been about figuring out how to deal with newly dx liver and thyroid problems, on top of everything else. Next appointment to go over test results is June 30th. So it goes....Blessings and love, old friend...Judith

At 12:46pm on June 18, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

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

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At 9:46am on June 11, 2014, Tony said…

I was actually trained by Tanya Parlock. She's great.

At 9:36am on June 11, 2014, Tony said…

Thanks for the comment!

My CDE's thoughts pretty much match yours. She asked my doctor to order the c-peptide test to see if I'm T1 and thinks I might possibly be T1.5.

Here is the data I sent my pump trainer and CDE this morning. Keep in mind I'm on a .9u/hr basal rate.

9:44 am 99
12:02 pm pre-meal 105
2:00 pm post-meal 110
4:56 pm 97
6:23 pm pre-meal 85
8:47 post-meal/bedtime 99

This morning I woke up at 123.

At 2:35am on June 9, 2014, Isabellas Dad said…

..,thanks Marie and Hello!
Yes Mallorca is a beautiful Island - a little hot at the moment though.

At 1:01pm on June 7, 2014, Roofus said…

thanks for the welcome! :)

At 6:50am on June 7, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 5:00am on June 7, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 12:09pm on June 6, 2014, Cyclinglady said…
Thanks for the welcome!
At 11:43am on June 6, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:21am on June 5, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 9:41am on June 4, 2014, stacey said…

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?

At 7:28pm on June 3, 2014, Sharb said…
Thank you Marie. I'm still trying to get the hang of getting my DM under control. My daughter disgorged this year and I was last year. Look forward to meeting new friends who understand
At 2:39pm on June 3, 2014, Kathy said…

Hi Marie - hope things are going well for you.

At 2:35pm on June 3, 2014, Andy said…

Hi Marie - and thanks for the welcome aboard message.

I'm somewhat lost with my diabetic control at this time and looking to re-establish that - hence the decision to join tudiabetes.





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