Courtesy of the “Wayback Machine“, I bring you the very first entry I made in my online diabetes journal. This was back on February 28, 2000. Far before Blogger made things easy, and I had to write the entries in HTML. The journal is no longer available, but thanks to the wonderful tools available [...]Continue Reading →
This week I had to come back to work after two weeks of wonderful vacation around the holidays.
We got the kids a couple nice things for Christmas without going into debt, which is awesome, but left us very broke for the remainder of our time off. We couldn’t afford to travel, or even do [...]Continue Reading →
I think many of you saw the great contest that Amy Tenderich put together over at Diabetes Mine™, the “DiabetesMine™ Holiday Survival Sweepstakes“. Amy did an incredible job of pulling together some really valuable prizes, and we all really enjoyed giving so much stuff away. In total she gave away more than $2500 in [...]Continue Reading →
I seriously cannot believe that 2008 is gone already. Where the heck did all that time go? I mean, an entire year?! Really!??!!
Alright, game time. I feel that I have all the physical tools to do better with my diabetes management. I need to get my mental stuff on the right track though, and [...]Continue Reading →
Nope, not that kind, the other neuropathy.
We are taught to fear peripheral neuropathy, the kind that can cause us problems with our extremities. But I had never heard of autonomic neuropathy before digging into some other diabetes literature long after my diagnosis.
One of my favorite bloggers, Lee Ann Thill at The [...]Continue Reading →
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