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By: FatCatAnna

The Roller Coaster Ride of Diabetes! Whoo! Whoo!

I am a Type 1 diabetic diagnosed back in the early 60's as a child.  I am living in Montreal, Canada and enjoy scribbling about diabetes from time to time. I’ve had my ups / downs just like any person would experience with going through life - diabetic or not.  My motto in life?  Diabetes does not control me – I control it!! 

You can find more posts/discussions at my Facebook page called "The Roller Coaster Ride of Diabetes" and also on Twitter under the name of FatCatAnna.  Feel free to follow me at both places or send me a private message!


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The joys of having Bowie my CGMS – Chapter 1 - Sep 02
 Okay, for those of you who have never read my #dblogs before, I give names to all my little gizmos that I use for controlling my diabetes.  What we have today, ...
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In a slump and scared - Jul 21
It’s rare for me to compose a #dblog that is not all “chirpy chirpy” … I think the last time I did one that was kind of down was at Diabetes1.org ...
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Surviving the Holocaust with Type 1 diabetes - Mar 27
  " To the best of my knowledge, I am the only diabetic who survived years of imprisonment in German concentration camps. This is my story "   The above words ...
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Sugar and Your Health - Mar 06
The other day I emptied out a 4 kg (about 10 lbs) of white sugar that I had dated a year ago when I opened it.  I use white sugar purely for cooking (I make my own ...
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Eating from the ground - Yuca Fries - Feb 20
I am home now from a working holiday, in the Bahamas and Miami.  Despite the weather being abit cooler then normal (they only get 2 weeks of winter - we were there in ...
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Posted: Sep 28, 2014 16:51
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  • I'm so excited

    I found a new way to carry my insulin pump! 

    I have a few Spibelts (I posted in the forums here about a special edition larger pocket one).  I never got that one - but am due to get another one - if I continue to wear my pump this way .... around my chest under my bra line!

    I find wearing my pump this way - it doesn't have the problem of the pocket rolling around - causing the zipper to go into my skin - annoying - but I think it's due to my increasing girth ... darn peri-menopuase (a new blog coming up on that delightful woman only thing shortly).

    If what I'm writing about doesn't make sense - then here's some pictures you can take a look at.

    Opps - slam on brakes here - technical error - sadly I'm unable to post the my personal pictures here at Diabetes1.org at the present time - instead - just hop on over to this link to see the two pictures that hopefully describe how I'm wearing GM (they are PG-13).

    Have you ever worn your Spibelt this way for your pump? 

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