Ahhh, the snow has melted, the temperatures are creeping up, we’ve had some rainstorms, I heard someone mowing their lawn already. Yes, spring is here.
You’ll never guess what I found near the side door of my house the other day. See if you can pick it out of this picture:
What? [...]Continue Reading →
I tried another new thing at lunch today!
When I get the thought in my head to try a new food, it’s always a pretty risky maneuver. I mean, what if I buy this thing, and don’t like it, and then am hungry for the rest of the afternoon?
That would be Bad. Not only [...]Continue Reading →
I actually tried hummus the other day.
And yes folks, better sit down. I actually liked it.
Here’s another shocker. I had some real fruit for breakfast yesterday. I made a smoothie in the blender, with a real live banana, a big ole strawberry, a little bit of peanut butter and a cup of [...]Continue Reading →
I had my first appointment with a nutrition specialist on Friday of last week.
It was wonderful! She is a very neat lady who did not make me feel strange about the way I have been eating. She was very energetic and very encouraging.
We talked for a while about what had brought me to [...]Continue Reading →
Oh man. I’ve been dealing with a cold type of thing over the weekend, and I took some medicine for it this morning. I feel soooooooooooo disconnected. Like I can’t get my brain and mouth/fingers to operate together. It’s awful! I’m not sure which is worse – the cold symptoms or the side effects of [...]Continue Reading →
What gets you going? Positive feedback or the nay sayers? Are you the type that gets serious motivation to do something just because someone says you can’t? Or do you get going when you get some positive recognition?
I am the type that gets a real charge out of any positive feedback. It gets me [...]Continue Reading →
I am stronger than you Diabetes.
You will not break me.
Through whatever frustrations, confusions, inconveniences, angers or worries that you throw at me, I will prevail.
I will outlast you.
I will beat you.
I will win the fight.
I am stronger than you.
So put that in your pipe and [...]Continue Reading →
What a fun time I had with the test strip contest!
I’m glad that we were able to have some fun with my untidy testing habits!! And we also had a bit of fun with the general (lack of) quality of picture that my camera phone is capable of. 8D
So, you remember from the [...]Continue Reading →
A few more things about test strips that have wandered through the vast land of emptiness between my ears.
1) I found a test strip in my basketball sneaker. And it had a very worn look to it. Now I know it had not been there long, because like any “Good Diabetic” of long standing, [...]Continue Reading →
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