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[IP] What Good Control Means to Me



Going to the endo doesn't feel like going to the principal's office.

Art-sweet


On 6/26/06, Loree Bailey <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> I have an idea that I hope many will join in on.
>
> As an 11 year old prepubescent girl, I didn't take my diabetes diagnosis
> very well, and acted accordingly-including starting a "Why I hate
> diabetes"
> journal.  :(
>
> Now, 20 years later, pumping and in good control, I have a new journal,
> where I write down the great things that control means to me..
> "I woke up this morning and felt like getting out of bed instead of
> feeling
> like I hadn't slept a wink"  (in reference to my first 2 mornings in a row
> with BG under 180.)
>
> Anyone who is interested, let's help this fellow pumper (and really,
> everyone that reads these posts-who of us couldn't use a boost every once
> in
> awhile??) by writing one thing that good control means to you.
>
> I know I'm on the verge of sounding like a self help program, but it's
> been
> a few weeks since I've thrown my meter across the room, so I'm trying to
> keep up the momentum..
> Anyone?
> Loree
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sharon Brousseau" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Monday, June 26, 2006 6:22 PM
> Subject: [IP] Bad A1C, the doc says I will be referred to diabetes
> education-Give me some healthy habits!!!!!!
> >
> > Hello All, I have had creeping up-AIC's... The AIC's have been close to
> > normal
> > for the first 3-4 years pumping, now I am starting to slack. The last
> year
> > or
> > so they crept into the 6.8 then higher, last three months it was 8.9 now
> > it is
> > 9.1! I need a positive attitude because my slacking has made me use
> peanut
> > m &
> > m 's as a crutch. Old timer diabetic teaching refers to using the
> syringe
> > as a
> > crutch. There is a lot of unhealthy habits out there. My crutch was
> thrown
> > away now I have my sidekick Mr. Bill (MM512).
> > I am not in fear of the diabetes educator, if fact I think she and my
> > doctor
> > are pretty cool, but I need support from my fellow IP group. Give me
> some
> > healthy habits to acquire! What works for you? Sharon B and Mr. Bill
> > .
> .
.
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