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April 2015

Writer’s Block.

Uncategorized April 21, 2015 7 Comments

Sat down at the keyboard And I couldn’t find the words. I found the letters, that was easy. Home row right there in my face. But the words? The words?  The words? I can’t find those anyplace. (I grabbed a pen and paper To see if that would start the flow … but it didn’t.) I’ve run out of things…



Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Online Community, Diabetes Videos, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes April 9, 2015 3 Comments

Self-tracking isn’t limited to the number of steps I take in a day or mapping out the data of my blood sugar trends. In my life, tracking emotional health is important, as it influences my physical health. Yeah, even if I try to pretend it doesn’t. Gripper socks are those socks that have the little bits of plastic on the…


Potent Potion.

Dexcom, Diabetes Complications, Robot Life April 8, 2015 11 Comments

Turns out I’m not unique in experiencing the dreaded “Dexcom rash.”  (Which sucks for anyone else who gets the major sensor scratchies, but at the same time, the diabetes community is innovative as eff.  We work around the workarounds.) When it comes to dealing with my own Dexcom rash, wearing the Toughpad underneath my sensor helps a ton, but it…