Monthly Archives: May 2014

Give the Kid a Break

Recently the Bear asked if she could not wear her CGM anymore. [insert heart breaking noise here] I told her that if she wanted to she could take a break for a little while but that wearing the CGM helps … Continue reading

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ODDV (Our Diabetes Does Vary) – The Multiple Pump Edition

My daughter and I both have T1 and we both use a pump & CGM, but we don’t use the same pump*. I have been using the Omnipod since I started pumping in 2006-ish** and so have never used a … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite (#DBlogWeek) Things

I am SO late to the last day of the #DBlogWeek party but still glad to be here. Things that rocked this week: T1 Cards Reminder about Carb Factors A day of diabetes poetry Blog comments (thanks Karen & Stacey … Continue reading

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What Diabetes Looks Like #DBlogWeek

Today’s Topic: Back for another year, let’s show everyone what life with diabetes looks like!  With a nod to the Diabetes 365 project, let’s grab our cameras again and share some more d-related pictures.   My daughter and I both have … Continue reading

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YDWV #DBlogWeek

Friday’s DBlogWeek Post Topic: Share the (non-medical) tips and tricks that help you in the day-to-day management of diabetes.  Tell us everything from clothing modifications, serving size/carb counting tricks to the tried and true Dexcom-in-a-glass trick or the “secret” to turning on … Continue reading

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Perfect vs. Good #DBlogWeek

I have to be shorter today than yesterday… Not getting to this post until after 5:30 p.m. and the Bear will be home from yoga class any minute. Today’s prompt [disclosure – I don’t think I really stuck to it … Continue reading

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The Things – diabetes & mental health #DBlogWeek

What things can make dealing with diabetes an emotional issue for you and / or your loved one, and how do you cope? This is long… If you only have time for the TLDR (too long, didn’t read) summary click … Continue reading

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