Author Archives: Colleen

Diabetes Grief

Today – one of the attendees of the Diabetes UC (UnConference) posted this: My biggest struggle lately has been the grief over diagnosis. Before attending, I’d been having some rough weeks with sadness and worry over how my life was … Continue reading

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TSA Cares – Really!

Several people have written about contacting TSA for a passenger support specialist to make it easier getting through airport security. So I did. And received this reply within 24 hours. Good afternoon, Ms. Skinner, I am sorry I was unable … Continue reading

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Medicare, I did it…

In April I will be 65 years old. Holy sh**! Really? Anyway, I signed up for Medicare this week. It was easy. It was kind of fascinating to see my “earnings” report. Not that I earned much. I was a teacher … Continue reading

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10 Years Ago

10 years ago I was 54 years old. 10 years ago I knew very little about Diabetes because… 10 years ago I didn’t have Diabetes. 10 years ago the flu shot was restricted to people older than 54. And so, … Continue reading

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November? It’s done? I ate pancakes…

Diabetes Awareness Month kinda got by me this month. I did not do the blog every day thing. The boringness of it would have driven any reader (and me!) nuts. I wore my new blue circle necklace to work every … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

My friend (she’s probably yours too – she’s one of those friendly types) Charli was interviewed at Discuss Diabetes (and she even mentioned me! – along with other DOC people). Read all about it at: Living with LADA I met … Continue reading

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Oh, Hi There!

So – I’m not doing such a great job of writing here on this blog! I’m also not doing such a great job of reading other blogs. So if you’re here reading this one, thanks very much. If you leave … Continue reading

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Spotty?

I happened to look down at the carpet the other morning while trying to grab a shoe from under the bed skirt. This is what I saw… Made me sad. It’s drips from juice boxes. I’d never even noticed. I … Continue reading

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It’s today! Fun, fun! Leave a comment!

You know, working a real job kinda gets in the way of d-blogging (and d-commenting). But – the real job is the health insurance and so… And – one (yellow) tomato is almost, almost ripe! I worked at Camp Easter … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with the… “DOC Bloggers”

I have no clue whether this is happening on Monday the 21 or Tuesday the 22. Just take the time to comment where you read. Believe it or not (no, I’m not walking on air…), I’ve been around awhile. I … Continue reading

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