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March 2006

Six Things on Friday.

The Friday Six March 10, 2006 No Comments

1. Tomorrow it is supposed to be almost 60 degrees in Boston. Perfect weather for a PreUnion. (Someone called it “The Sucrose Social.” I laughed and begged for rights to reprint their quip.) Starts at High Noon. Meet in the lobby? I have to be at a real estate appointment at 4 o’clock, so I can stay until about 3:40-ish. But I…


How low can I go?

Blood Sugars March 8, 2006 No Comments

Over the last week and a half, I’ve been low about 6 times. None of this “Ooh, I’m almost 80 mg/dl, better have a nice, safe snack and patiently wait for the rise,” but a complete crash and burn low that renders me helpless and 31 mg/dl while I sleep. I used to wake up on my own when I…


Diabetes Terms of Endearment

Uncategorized March 3, 2006 No Comments

The Diabetes Terms of Endearment Dictionary: First Edition Preface These are our terms. Ours, as the bunch of people with diabetes who flop around on the internet and use these terms in our posts, in our frustration, in our lives. Amassed from the comments and emails from some of my favorite bloggers and anonymous lurkers, this is our compilation of…


Chronic Babe

Diabetes Advocacy March 2, 2006 No Comments

Chronic Babe has done me the honor of republishing “A Bottle of Juice in the Shower” on her site. Jenni over at Chronic Babe is running the premiere site for women with chronic illness who are looking to live it up. Her site says “If you’re living with a chronic illness and trying to balance healthy living and—whoa—fun, then you’re DEFINITELY in the right place….