Tag Archives: Animas Ping

Three in One Day

Remember the story of the tailor who made himself a belt saying “Nine in One Blow” just because he swatted nine flies? Well – the other day I thought of him/the story as I inserted my third inset in five minutes. … Continue reading

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Time for a new pump

Some back story first. My Ping is being a pain at times – nah, not the insert part. It’s the communication part. It’s not its fault. (wow – weird using it’s and its in one sentence). Ok, back to the … Continue reading

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We had to buy more orange juice

I used to drink orange juice like other people drink coffee. Many (many) years ago, I would get up in the morning, grab the frozen concentrate juice from the freezer, add the 3 cans of water, and mix it up in … Continue reading

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My Smart Endo

Last week’s endo appointment was quite nice. I’m beginning to feel like she’s a friend, you know the kind – the one that stands in the yard chatting with you and you just know they’re listening, really listening to you. The … Continue reading

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Mind Games

I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t have to do Sudoku or Crossword Puzzles or Circle the Word games to keep my older mind active and learning. I have Diabetes and it plays enough mind games with me. I … Continue reading

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Eight Years Later

So, on Saturday it will be 8 years since my PCP gently spoke to me and said, “You have diabetes.” A couple of weeks later the endo looked at me and immediately said, “I’m pretty sure you have LADA.” So, Eight years later, I… … Continue reading

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I need to…

With my PCP appointment last week, I finally got around to uploading my Ping and Dexcom to Diasend. Took some info with me to the appointment and let my Endo know that I’d done it. The PCP appointment was great. … Continue reading

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Happy 2013!

No profound statements or intellectual quotes, I only wish all of us the happiest and healthiest of new years. My treadmill has been buried in the chaos of our home renovation. It’s now unburied, still surrounded by boxes but – … Continue reading

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Change

My basal rates and carb ratios have stayed just about the same since I started pumping just about 3 years ago. And it’s worked. But… Recently, I’ve been dropping like a brick about the time I get home from work. … Continue reading

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Lunch with a future medalist!

Last week I had lunch with a woman from our church. No big deal, right? Nah, it was a big deal because she’s getting ready to fill out her paperwork for a Joslin 50 Year Medal. She’s healthy. She’s cute. She’s … Continue reading

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