Category Archives: Endocrinologist

Bandwidth Adjustment

Let’s face it… I knew that this appointment at the endo’s office wasn’t going to be the best ever. My exercise routine went from 3 times/week to once every 2 weeks, I’ve been up a bunch of nights doing basal … Continue reading

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Pat on the Back

Usually, my relationship with my diabetes and self-care is a rocky one. I tend to focus on the times that I don’t feel well (highs, lows), the numbers that feel like failures, the frustrations of unpredictability and feelings of body … Continue reading

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Yum! Friday Food (DBlogWeek Day 5)

Taking a cue from Adam Brown’s recent post, write a post documenting what you eat in a day! Feel free to add links to recommended recipes/shops/whatever. Make it an ideal day or a come-as-you-are day – no judgments either way. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (diabetes style)

Day 3: Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out.  What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out?  This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or … Continue reading

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There’s No “I” in Team: Finding the “We” in Diabetes Management

Since the initial learning curve, I have been the foremost expert on my own diabetes. I’m very comfortable looking at the data from my diabetes devices, noticing patterns (with or without a download!), making changes to my basal rates, insulin:carb … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

(the continuing saga of finding an endocrinologist) I had my first appointment with (yet another) a new endocrinologist this week. I feel like I have been looking for a new endo for about 7 years, since my first endo departed … Continue reading

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Time for a Change

…and not a site change 🙂 Let’s get the “bad” news out of the way quickly & not dwell on it: the BHE had a very serious heart attack this past weekend. He is young, exercises regularly, eats a fairly … Continue reading

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