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August 2005

Pink Sweatpants are Horrible.

Uncategorized By August 25, 2005 No Comments

Today’s Bullet Point List: * I sit at a desk all day long and find little to no entertainment during the course of my daily duties. The phone rings, emails crop up, and mail floods my inbox, yet my mind remains stagnant. However, my cat finds a penny on the hardwood floor and loses her mind due to the exhilaration….


Five Senses.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions By August 23, 2005 No Comments

I want a cure tonight. I want it so badly I can taste it tonight. It tastes like black raspberry ice cream from St. Claire’s Annex in Watch Hill, all creamy and cold. It tastes slightly salty, like my skin after a day at the beach. It doesn’t taste at all like airplane glue or sweaters on my teeth after a few…


In Which I Fake a Low to Get out of the Obstacle Course.

Diabetes Memories, Exercise & Fitness, Real Life Diabetes By August 17, 2005 No Comments

There has only been one time – ONE TIME – that I used diabetes as an excuse. One time. And I was always so adamant about not letting diabetes ever keep me from doing anything… the irony is thick. It was in seventh grade. The experience haunts me still. Here’s how it went down: The way the gym at my middle school…


Team Six Until Me.

Uncategorized By August 14, 2005 No Comments

The JDRF Walk for a Cure is September 25th. And Team Six Until Me is making their first showing. This is the page you want to check out to either join our team or make a donation. I have sent out a wildly generic email to people I had addresses for, so if you received an email, forward it out to…


Random Musings Before the Seafood Festival

Uncategorized By August 7, 2005 No Comments

This weekend is the famed Charlestown Seafood Festival. I’m going, for the second time this weekend. Oh, and I hate seafood. Go figure. I have a few questions for The Masses: Item 1. According to Violet’s research, birth control pills may increase insulin resistance. Okay. Eight days ago, I started on Altace (2.5 mg) in efforts to lower my blood pressure. Yes, it seems that…


A Bottle of Juice in the Shower

Uncategorized By August 1, 2005 1 Comment

I ignored the headache at first, thinking maybe I was still acclimating to the new blood pressure medication I started on Saturday. I soaped up my hair and enjoying the way my sunburn ached a little bit under the pressure of the water. A few minutes passed. The headache was still there. I caught myself staring at the shampoo bottle….