Brigette - thank you for directing me to the insulin pump user group. I learned a lot from reading what everyone is saying about the pumps. I'm now leaning towards the omnipod. I think it's a better lifestyle choice for me.
I didn't think I was eating that much more protein then I usually do - but it was abit more - maybe 3-4 extra proteins a day compared to my regular 4-5 (I'm not a big protein eater). I did reduce my carb intake - so it was between 15g-25g per meal. Snacks tend to be under 15g for me. Like your doctor has told you - take it easy - and don't rush right into - especially if you have been used to not eating as much protein. Also, the protein in my urine - according to the gal who follows Dr. B's religiously - says it could have been a glitch in the test - as I've never shown protein in my urine in all the of the years I've had diabetes (42 years). I can't retest until 5 months from now unfortunately - hate the waiting!!!
Hi Bridgitte, thank you 4 the kind words, i'm loving this site so far. Great thing about your nephew, encourage him into the photographic world. Im doing fine, how are doing with your diabetes? All the best from Bolivia. Andrew.
Brigitte - vous avez de belles photographies! I don't write french very well - am better speaking (I live in Montreal). I see you like to restore chairs - moi aussi!!! I am laughing at some of your pictures - parce que nous sommes regard tellement semblable (okay - I need to cut hair tho' - but c'est vrai non?).
Merci de votre lettre. Si vous ne vous occupez pas, je voudrais pratiquer mon francais dans cette lettre. Je n'ai pas beaucoup d'opportunite souvent! :) (that doesn't seem quite right, but I mean to say: If you don't mind, I'd like to practice my french in this letter as I don't often have the opportunity to practice my french!)
J'espere que vous etes dans la bonne sante. Le diabete est difficile, mais je prends le courage quand je rencontre d'autres comme vous-meme qui ont eu le diabete pendant beaucoup d'annees.
Hi Brigitte--When is manny going to be getting in touch with me about getting a picture of me up.Just let me know. Do you still work and what kind of work do you do> Have a great week. Talk to you later---Vicki
HI-BRIGETTE ---I do not know how to post a picture I have tryed but with no sucess,I am doing fine. My husband is the one who is a type 2 diabetic he also has heart disease.Just trying to take care of him and keep him healthy.H e has been in the hospital 4 times in 2008. We are hoping for a better year in 2009. I also am a heart patience I had a valve replaced 3yrs ago and I am doing great just had a knee replacement a couple of months ago and I am now in physical thearpy for my knee it comming along slowly. I do not work I am retire. I volunteer 2 days a week at the hospital talking to heart patience I really enjoy that. Bye for now.--VICKI
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