20/20 Hindsight

On June 30, 2006 By

20/20 hindsight is a saying often used to express the idea that if I would have had then the information I have now, I may have taken a different course or made a different decision.

I think that most everyone, to a degree, lives their life like that – using past experiences to help color [...]

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Bloodsugars and Moods

On June 13, 2006 By

I recently finished reading “Psyching Out Diabetes” by Dr. Richard Rubin, June Biermann & Barbara Toohey (June & Barbara have TONS of books out there on diabetes – you probably know them, even if you don’t realize it yet). The book was a quick and easy read, and I would encourage you to [...]

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I’ve changed around the order of the “sections” in the sidebar. I was getting a little annoyed at how long and unmanageable it all seemed, so I reordered it.

I’ve also added a link to a web page I’ve had around for a while where I’ve been keeping track of my A1C’s over the years [...]

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And The Winner Is…

On June 9, 2006 By

****UPDATE****
Prize information updated below!
****UPDATE****

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I intended to post the winner of my “AUTS Contest Number Two ” over the weekend, but family activities and great weather kept me away from the computer for the whole weekend – as it well should have.

Instead I spent the weekend doing fun stuff [...]

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Ketones.

We know that ketones are bad, and usually a sign that something has gone wrong with your insulin delivery.

However, there are times where the normal metabolism processes will also cause ketones, even when your insulin delivery is just fine.

When your cells can’t get the energy they need through available glucose in your [...]

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My mind is such a tangled place sometimes.

I usually think of myself as a pretty normal guy (don’t we all?). It’s the rest of you that are crazy…

Sorry, I couldn’t resist.

I’m trying to really pay some attention to what goes on upstairs. I feel that the past year or so has been [...]

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Favorite Fingers

On May 30, 2006 By

This is a picture of the fingertips on my right hand.

I think you can pretty easily pick out what fingers I use most for testing.

1) Ring finger
2) Followed closely by the middle finger
3) Then the pinky
4) and last but not least the index finger

I am a [...]

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"FreeStylin’ "

On May 26, 2006 By

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Kevin’s Here!!

On May 26, 2006 By

I am very excited to announce that our good friend Kevin has started his own blog!

Take a look at parenthetic (diabetic)!!

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AUTS = Another Used Test Strip

Well folks, I couldn’t take it anymore. I had to clean up my test kit at work.

I was having a problem throwing strips away because I felt that I needed to collect them for another contest. I mean, what good is [...]

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