Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Focusing On My Health

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Hi Ladies! Well 2016 is in full swing and so are our responsibilities, from work to school, to kids, to significant others, to church, to committees, etc.  I am finding at least for myself that I’m needing to make sure that I have my diabetes appointments scheduled and not overlooking them.  As recently as this past week  I found out my upcoming appointment in February had not even been scheduled yet!  Which caused me to ask why I dropped the ball on this one, which could be something very simple or not at all.

Learning To Change

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First off, I would like to thank the DiabetesSisters organization and Anna for allowing me to blog here on the site. So with that being said, let’s get right into the post. It’s January again which means New Year’s resolutions or goals, whichever you choose to call them. In reality, this means whatever the resolution or goal, it’s supposed to set me, and the rest of us, up for a successful 2016 or so they say. I find for myself that I don’t feel good about making needless resolutions just because I have to or should.

Tired

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            I am so, just so tired. I am sitting here at work. I can barely keep my eyes open and my head wants to fall to my desk as tears leak from my eyes. My brain is tired. My body is tired.

Dexter

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Dexter, (I know it's not very original, but he's always demanding blood) has become my best friend, or at least one of my best friends.

I have had my Dexcom G4 for two months, my dsister Wendy was correct; I don't how I lived with diabetes without it, it is wonderful, and it is life changing.

Disneyland

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            Let’s see it’s been about three months since my D diagnosis, I have brought my A1C down to 6.7 from an 11.6. I had my gall bladder removed twelve days ago, and I am feeling fifteen years younger. I have made a few changes to my eating habits; I think I have this diabetes thing under control. I still have a couple of days off from work; let’s go to Disneyland!!

Summer of 2011

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Summer of 2011

I live in Pumpkin Center; it’s on the edge of Bakersfield, CA. If you’ve ever been out this way then you know it’s hot. In the summers, it’s very hot!

OM. Or Something like that.

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My employer, a large non profit institution, is REALLY committed to keeping health costs down.  It seems a little contradictory, since you can get a free meal any time of the day or night on premises and two steps outside the gate are three ice cream/frozen yogurt shoppes , four pizza parlors, two amazing hamburger emporiums and the bakery that won Cupcake Wars.  Maybe that’s why, against all odds,  they work so hard to get us healthy.