Medtronic Trial Over

On October 5, 2012 By

I am done with the Medtronic MySentry trial, and am happy to report that I didn’t see another motor error or have any more unusual encounters with ceiling fans.

I have a lot [...]

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Forgot My Meter

On May 30, 2012 By

For the first time in about eight years I forgot to take my blood sugar meter with me today.  I have been wearing a Cozmo insulin pump for at least that long, and as such, I’ve had my meter connected to me, literally.

The Cozmo pump (discontinued in [...]

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The 2011 ADA Expo came through Minneapolis a couple of weekends ago.  Unfortunately, not much changes with the vendors from year to year.  Diabetes is a slow business, ya know?

But when I heard that Mari Ruddy would be there, I knew I had to go.  As an added [...]

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A Story That Set The Bar

On September 3, 2011 By

I bumped into Mike at the ice machine in the lunchroom, and took the opportunity to thank him for all of his time, energy, and hard work on a product that is attached to me 24×7.

At this time, probably around the fall of 2006, I had been in only a few meetings with him [...]

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I was really fighting the blues through the tail end of last week and through the weekend.  Really bad.  What really kicked it off for me was some job stuff that I thought was going well, but wasn’t.  So once again I am looking for work.  Freelance, contract, full-time, part-time, a combination of all of [...]

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Laid Off, Cozmo No More

On March 25, 2009 By

I have very mixed feelings about this post.  One one hand, I am going to share with everyone some things that I have not been comfortable sharing before.  I am happy and excited about that.  On the other hand, one of the greatest tools we have seen to manage diabetes is no longer being developed [...]

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