Diabetes Poetry

Everybody Beeps.

Diabetes Poetry, Pumping Insulin By February 29, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , 3 Comments

(With deep, deep apologies to R.E.M. and Everybody Hurts) Everybody Beeps When your day is long And the night, the night is yours for sleep. When you tuck yourself in bed For some rest … well hang on Don’t close your tired eyes Cause you wear a device And everybody beeps … sometimes. Sometimes reservoirs are low And need to…

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‘Twas the Night Before Work

Diabetes Poetry By December 14, 2006 No Comments

            ‘Twas the night before work, and all through the flat, Not a creature was stirring, except for two cats. The meter was stashed on the table with care, In case that there was a low blood sugar scare. We two were all nestled, quite snug in our beds, While fat cats named Abby made nests on our…

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My apologies to Mr. Poe.

Diabetes Poetry By December 7, 2005 No Comments

Once upon this Christmas season, as I pondered, within reason Through my numbers, stolen from the memory my One Touch Ultra stored. While I noticed, nearly sleeping, all the records I was keeping Showed a low that I saw, peeping, “Study me!” It did implore. “I know you,” I muttered, “Tricky low from nights before.” Lessons learned in spades, once…

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