The Verdict in my Eyes.

Diabetes Complications May 12, 2005 No Comments

I’d like for everything I post to be uplifting and inspiring … to fill other diabetics and parents of diabetic children with some semblance of hope. To come across these vignettes and find solace therein. But sometimes I am scared. I can’t think of any other way to say it – I’m nervous tonight. It will have been nineteen years…

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Minimed Paradigm 512, aka Charlene.

Pumping Insulin, Uncategorized May 10, 2005 No Comments

Another republished blog from Ye Old Blog: So if you check out this link it will take you to the Medtronic Minimed website. I currently wear one of their pumps – the Paradigm 512. In “smoke,” thank you very much. It goes with everything… I was diagnosed, as stated in my previous entry Becoming Diabetic , in September of 1986. Speaking only…

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Republishing: Perspective.

Diabetes and Emotions May 9, 2005 No Comments

Violet, of Pumplandia fame, has suggested that I republish my posts from Ye Olde Blog. This one is called “Perspective” and touches upon the delicate balance of diabetes and physical love. My body constantly makes its weaknesses known. I am embarrassed that, after you kiss me and run your hands down my body, that I have to disconnect the pump and…

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My Diagnosis: The Remix.

Uncategorized May 8, 2005 No Comments

And we talk about “how we found out.” Some of us had the itch of a few symptoms but couldn’t put a finger on what the Real Problem was. Others were sick — really sick – and diabetes ran through their bodies, leaving no cell unturned. I never experienced any of that. I was just a little kid. I ran…

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Repeating Myself.

Uncategorized May 5, 2005 No Comments

My other blog has been dismantled, so I’m republishing my last entry Here, on New Blog. I apologize for the repeat performance. New, fresh material coming soon. Promise. Aside from the normal perimeters of a friendship, like the endless phone calls about a breakup, potential new job opportunity, a new relationship or the stupid thing I said in front of…

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Conversion Post.

Uncategorized May 4, 2005 2 Comments

My name is Kerri. I could go through the hassle of establishing a non de plume, but I wasn’t thinking when I set this up and I signed in with my real name. Note to Potential Stalkers: Please don’t. The purpose of this is to make contact with other diabetics. It’s one of those diseases (or maybe they’re all this…

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