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At 6:51am on July 30, 2011, Donna H said…
I cannot believe you are having Pump problems like that. How many ways can there be to test A1C!? Wasn't CMS already paying for your pump? Why in the world would they need you to qualify for it again. Have you made any headway on the replacement?
At 3:39am on July 30, 2011, Marie B said…
bgnow 108, up early here, gotta be at the fair by 830 and I got stuff to do. Reed busted his achilles tendon, I guess Tom will be doing all the care today. oops, running out of time here, and I haven;t had enough coffee yet.
At 9:38am on July 29, 2011, Osob said…
Oh I am sorry Doris I hope you didn't fall into it can be very hard at times.
Lol wait till the 13th thank you but I would rather baby came asap and by the looks of it its due around my birthday so just seeing if its gonna arrive on the day or

Oh sweet it doesn't matter really how old they are when they graduate as long as they have love and family around them as well as their health then life is full of
At 10:14pm on July 28, 2011, Omnia said…
Thank you so much Doris!!!
At 7:00pm on July 28, 2011, LauraKL said…
It is so great that your daughter got through 3 pregnancies with type 1 diabetes. That is good news to many who are reading your post, I bet. I remember thinking hard about getting pregnant when I had my son and it sounds like things are even better for diabetic moms-to-be now, thankfully, huh? As you were saying, there is always something new to learn about diabetes. I am looking forward to reading what people have to share! Thanks for sharing what you have with me. : )
At 5:25pm on July 28, 2011, LauraKL said…
It is so funny to compare stories. Can you imagine how much more difficult it would be to try to control your glucose levels by having a test every week or month? What a joke, huh? Things have come quite a way. I was also given a "bleak outlook" when I learned that I had diabetes. No one else in my family had any type of diabetes, so it was all new to my parents, my family and to me. Was it the same for you?
At 5:05pm on July 28, 2011, Kathy said…
Doris I darn near busted a gut when I read about your g'ma cooking a hot meal in the middle of summer.
My dad' b'day was Aug 5 and every year all the relatives would come and my mother would bake a huge turkey with mashed potatoes. Talk abou steam bath.
In their later years we got them a fancy outdoor grill, but the first time they used it my ad was carrying the turkey to the picnic table and dropped it on the sidewalk and ourdog came a took a chomp and burned his mouth.
When my mom got a/c, she would run it for 15 minutes in the morning and 15 in the afternoon. What good would that do? Sigh
Actually, I think I've gotten used to the heat here. It doesn't bother me as much.
At 4:53pm on July 28, 2011, LauraKL said…
Hi Doris. I was nice of you to leave a comment for me since I just joined the forum. Yes, having diabetes in 1975 was quite different. I remember when I had to go get my blood drawn at the hospital to find out what my blood sugar was running. Each Wednesday my Dad would take me to my "standing" blood draw to see how my numbers were running. There were no at home finger sticks back then. How about you?
At 2:41pm on July 28, 2011, Osob said…
Hey Doris,
Hope all is well and diabetes is not bringing you down,me and the bump are doing alright we trying to fight diabetes plus aneamia now but we will get there in the end.
The time has gone so fast baby will be here soon.
How are you?pray all is well.xxxx
At 1:58pm on July 28, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
OMG Doris. How could I forget you. I was doing everyone..oversight. I started out..Greetings from Seagate Nursing Home owned and operated by Reed. Russ today has arthritic spurs in his neck cannot sleep. Tom came yesterday after a minor operation to get a cyst on his chest..He came to recover and Reed's cooking. Breakfast 3 waffles covered in blueberries. Lunch 2 BLTS. I had none. I bought a new cell phone $175 I hated it so I took it back and transferred Tom's to me and my new to his..his is simpler the new one had music texting etc. I did not need that. Then I went to the dermatologist the things I was complaing about cannot be removed .OLD AGE. He said something to me I thought was cruel he did not think Russ would last long. My Bg 120. Hot and humid 93 last time I looked. I showed him some purople spots he said it could be baby asprin cut back to 1 every other day. If I ever had a reading of 550 I would faint dead away. I hope she is better now. I know I am dumb what are ketones? So happy you are doing ok. I am great. Just like the enrgizer bunny I k eep going and going. HUGS,Reed
At 11:32am on July 28, 2011, Marie B said…
well, changed out #bgnow 223 - eating a little cottage cheese. this is 4 infusion set changes in 6 days.
At 10:14am on July 28, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Doris, gosh I feel like cr** - been in the high 200s all day, and it just occurred to me to test ketones - almost to high! so I took a shot, and I'm going to change my set too, with everything new, incl new bottle of Humalog. This has not been a good couple of days for me.
At 10:28am on July 27, 2011, Janet Roberts said…
Gee, thanks for the birthday wishes. I just got around to looking at my page and what a nice surprise. I wanted to update my A1C which is now 5.7 but couldn't figure out how to do that. I'm computer stupid! Today is 7/28/11.
At 10:19am on July 27, 2011, Amanda said…
Doris, Thank you so much for the Birthda wishes back in May. I haven't been on here in awhile and just saw it!
At 3:47am on July 27, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Doris. I hope things re going well with you. We have had some good rain but it is still hot and muggy. My BG 113. Russ goes for Coumadan test I go to TOPS this fternoon the foot doctor at 3 Tom has a cyst removed from his chest I hope it is nothing serious. Then he comes here for Reed to feed him for 5 days. Your numbers cntinuing to be good? I hope so. Things are calmer here. I hope Peace Reigns in your valley. Take good care. I care, HUGS,Reed
At 6:45pm on July 26, 2011, Linda G said…
Thanks's hard to think positive and not panic.
At 6:32pm on July 26, 2011, Linda G said…
Ah Doris...if it's not one thing it's another....always a carpet to be pulled out from under your fee. Stress stress stress. We're taking it one day at a time....weighing the options. Len's older...62, with diabetes also. It's not as bad for the younger employees who were let go. Finding another job in your 20s...30s is a cake your 50s and 60s though it's another story, especially if you have a health're dog meat; nobody wants you. So we're going early retirement...but there are other things to check out. So much for an easy Summer!!!
At 5:37pm on July 26, 2011, Donna H said…
Hey Doris -- just checking in to see how you've been doing.
At 12:34pm on July 26, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Doris- Sorry, I didn't mean to make you jealous !!!!!!!! But we did have a great time on our visit with Manny. The whole trip was really great, and quite chilly. The day we landed in Oakland, the temp was 55 and we hardly saw the sun all week. But when we came home the temp went to 103 and 102 in just 2 days. It is still in the 90's. Hope your summer is going well and you are being GOOD!!!!
At 5:35am on July 26, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Doris. I have made up my mind. I am going to leave things alone let NING and Manny fix it. We had a 2 hour gully washer yesterday about was so good to see the rain. We finally got a name to Russ's eye conjunctivitis hemmorhage. Doctor reduced COUMADAN from 4 to 2 milligrams and sees him Wed. TOPS tomorrow. I do the Program...again...I will do a little of this ad that but we can say it in 4 words...


I hope your readings continue to be good. Mine with Stress was 110.

Take good care of yourself and I hope it has gotten a little cooler there. HUGS,Reed



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