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At 7:43pm on March 4, 2010, Teena said…
Hey...that's not bad.. It went down so it is an accomplishment! Actually its a big difference, congratulations =) Hihihi...I feel how you feel girl...I think we married babies! LOL
At 6:29pm on March 4, 2010, Austin said…
Up indil recently my averages were in the low to mid 5s It has averaged below 6.50 for the last 16 years This mainly because of all the insulin reactions I did know a guy who had averages in the mid 4s He was a frantic and look like a scarecrow That is how tight his control was I do not think I could do that
Looking for information about the medal If you have any please let me know I figure I should get one after all these years
At 6:12pm on March 4, 2010, catlover said…
Doris, that's great about your A1c. Any drop is worth talking about. I think Bon Aqua is near Nashvillle.
At 2:09pm on March 4, 2010, Webkinzcrackers said…
thanx I got it off chochet cupcakes on google pictures! :)
At 2:03pm on March 4, 2010, Marie B said…
oh I forgot Doris - if anybody's looking for me tomorrow I'll be out all day with my friends at the big NJ quilt show. I better start getting ready. have a good numbers day!
At 1:56pm on March 4, 2010, Osob said…
8.2 at least its an improvement even with the snow and not being as active as before.
I know I keep changing my photo but I will leave this one so not to confuse you anymore I am sorry.
I`ve been having good readings for the past 2 days till I went to see the nurse and she told me to take less in the morning so this morning I woke up 5.4 took 4 units of insulin and then jumped up to 16 and then it got higher but now its settled so not gonna take the nurses advice on that one.
At 1:20pm on March 4, 2010, Marie B said…
8.2 - oops! do you have a plan to bring it down? do you keep a log? I have a big pad of paper, and I write everything down that may affect my bg. right now I'm going to take a walk, #bgnow 141 and I am TOTALLY frustrated with this quilt I'm working on! oh well, I got baby back ribs in a slow oven with a spicy dry rub - I'm gonna let them cook for 3 hours.

ladybug man has been vacuuming about every 20 minutes it seems - he's had a little frustration with his job today - I'm keeping outta the way down here in the rec room (my sewing and computer area)

if your girls are watching American Idol, the one named Crystal is type 1 - she's really really good - she was in the hospital w/ her d acting up somehow, but last night she stole the show!
At 8:35am on March 4, 2010, Teena said…
Good morning Doris! have not seen you today. And its past midnight here...Hope all is well with you =) Did you oversleep??? Or might have just been busy...hmmm?
At 7:45am on March 4, 2010, Osob said…
At 6:53am on March 4, 2010, Marie B said…
good morning Doris! ladybug man is back, and he's hard at work with the vacuum as I type. I better get lots of stuff done today, b/c I'm going on a field trip with my quilting friends tomorrow!
At 7:19pm on March 3, 2010, Olivejooice said…
Thanks for the welcome Doris! I am just looking around trying to figure everything out. I'm having fun reading everything though!
At 6:50pm on March 3, 2010, Les said…
Doris: Thanks for the welcome. Will write more when I am more acclimated to this site.
At 6:29pm on March 3, 2010, Austin said…
I am unable to use the pump so it is not an option I have been laid off from my job for 18 months and for reasons that I can not go into can not explore any new medical technology
To be honest with you I am surprised that I am still around Because of a loophole I was not entitled to most funding and manage to dig up supplies and medical aid Yesterday at the doctor there were two pieces of good news 6.0 average and no signs of any kidney damage after almost 50 years The doctor was shocked May you have the same news
At 5:35pm on March 3, 2010, damomma said…
hey, my doctor put me on..Glyburide....5 mg. morning with my Metphormin. we will see....Thanks for writing me...Have a good nights sleep.....
At 2:16pm on March 3, 2010, jujubean said…
hi doris..i just discovered today that i can CHANGE the basal rate on my pump. how's that for clueless? i lost my mother and i think i just couldnt deal with that, diabetes, grandkids, etc., i've felt overwhelmed. but i am working on getting things in order. my numbers today have been great, 127, 129, 145... but i have cut carbs and been walking 30 minutes. i feel diabetes is a full time job! LOL!! i do pretty good all day but feel like i'm starving at night! hope you are feeling good today and have an enjoyable evening. juliet
At 11:36am on March 3, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Doris, I saw you were looking for me on Marie's page. I was sending welcome messages yesterday. My son-in-law's parents live in Bon Aqua is that anywhere near you ?
At 10:50am on March 3, 2010, SuGaRpAiGe said…
At 9:40am on March 3, 2010, Casey said…
Thank you Doris. I really need the support. This thing is kicking my butt.
At 8:09am on March 3, 2010, jujubean said…
hi doris :) that little photo of the babies is precious! i have 2 granddaughters and will have a 3rd (another girl) late april. i have one daughter, so they are all terribly spoiled! i'm o my own little crusade this past month to get my numbers down, finally now in the 4th week i see a little change. it's very difficult, i was a pastry chef for 30 years, go figure! i have the paradigm pump but it's a pain at times. hope you are having a good day and take care!
At 7:36am on March 3, 2010, Lois said…
MyHotComments Isn't I pretty?!!
I'll be movin' on to Birchwood Rehab this afternoon at 4 p.m. The address is posted on my Hi Ho discussion.

Talk to you soon!!




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