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At 8:33am on April 22, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:17am on April 22, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kirsten...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 6:08am on April 22, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Kirsten!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 9:30am on April 22, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Kirsten.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 8:46am on April 22, 2011, Doris D said…
At 3:32am on April 22, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Kirsten. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 3:35pm on December 9, 2009, Donna said…
You are a brave mom. You have been managing quite a load with a son with diabetes, taking on a new dog, and grieving the possible passing of Pippin.

I have had Type I diabetes for 45 years and raised two children with this condition. It was hard, but both of my children have survived many challenging diabetic lows and crazy-mom episodes. They have been totally forgiving and loving throughout all. Your child will appreciate all your efforts someday.

Appreciate any help your mom (or others) can give you. You don't have to do it all.
At 12:13am on April 22, 2009, Lois said…


And many, many more!

Lois La Rose
Milwaukee, WI
At 8:46am on April 19, 2008, Tara said…
He's recovered, and into everything, he had a suppressed immune system which caused him to get the kennel cough from the vax..... thanks for checking in
At 11:26pm on December 12, 2007, Unicornzzz said…
I wish I could get a puppy while I have this dog but she is a bully to other dogs. When my dog was about 4 lbs she bit a dog the size of an adult shephard on the nose. She is now 7 lbs. She is also very old and is on heart medicine. The vet has told us that she needs lead a stress free life. A new puppy right now would not be a good idea.
At 6:53pm on December 7, 2007, Staci said…
Hi Kirsten, I have a question for you, my daughter (11) uses the pod & we use a large tegaderm over the entire pod. I'm interested in using just a strip at the catheter end like you mentioned. Is the mastisol difficult to get off at pod change time? Also, when you use mastisol & the tegaderm strip like you mentioned, does your son ever have the problem of hitting the pod enough so that the pod itself separates from the fabric underneath?? We had this problem which is why we went with the full size tegaderm. Thanks for any help.
At 4:27pm on September 18, 2007, Sarah Russo said…
So our first saline start kinda flopped... the cannula popped out after 1 day of school.... What's tegaderm?
At 4:01pm on September 14, 2007, Sarah Russo said…
Hey Kirsten - Julia's getting her Omnipod Monday. Any tips?
At 2:46pm on July 20, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Actually, all that happened was that the total number of recent blog posts displayed on the home page was reduced from 5 to 3, as part of the measures taken last night to help speed up the site, as explained here:

The 3 posts are still on the home page: they just got moved to the middle column, closer to the bottom, which ended up being a necessary move to "balance" the boxes in the home page a bit.

Let me know if this addresses your concern. If not, I will be glad to look for alternatives.
At 8:33am on July 19, 2007, kassie said…
Thanks for the welcome!
At 8:32am on July 11, 2007, Sandra Miller said…

You've got a lot going on over there-- no worries if this doesn't work out.
At 6:56am on July 11, 2007, Sandra Miller said…
Hi-- Just found you via the Northeast group (I'm from MA, but now live in WI). My 11-yr old son was diagnosed within three months of yours.

I was very sorry to hear of your recent loss.

Several years ago, our cat had kidney failure (she was 19). We made the same decision.

It's so hard, letting go.

But Kirsten, you did the right thing.
At 12:04pm on July 10, 2007, Kirsten said…
Poor Cooper. It was such a good idea to let him go with you because I think he better understands that way what has happened. I really hope he starts to find things easier very soon.
At 4:34am on July 5, 2007, Kirsten said…

I've been busy getting ready to move - again! And then there's been meeting my new class too, ready for September.

How have you been? :)
At 11:50pm on July 3, 2007, J. Davis Harte said…
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