Author Archives: Colleen

D-Blog Week

So – I’m not doing D-Blog Week – for the first time since Karen began it. But… I can read blogs and comment so – that’s me this week. If you haven’t – check out Karen’s list of who’s blogging. … Continue reading

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Me & the Anesthesiologist

And by the way, he was one of the cutest anesthesiologists I’ve ever seen. Not that I’ve met a whole lot of anesthesiologists… When you reach a certain age, a colonoscopy is recommended. The one this week was my third. … Continue reading

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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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