• Things We Forget

     Today is day 23 of the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge and since it is a writer’s choice day, I’m revisiting a prompt I skipped yesterday.  Things We Forget.  Here’s my post-it reminder.

  • Forced to Change Meters

    Yesterday I spent a little time going through the stack of mail that was waiting for me when I got back from my trip to Louisville for Thanksgiving.  While doing so, I found a letter from my insurance company that informed me that they will be dropping Contour and Breeze test strips from their formulary as of January 1, 2012.  Guess which meter and strips I use.  The insurance company will, however, still continue to offer OneTouch and Accu-Chek strips as alternatives on the formulary. What it boils down to is my insurance company is forcing me to change to a different meter if I want them to continue paying for my test strips.  I know I should just be…

  • Thanks to Everyone – D Blessings Week Day 7

    On this 7th and final day of Diabetes Blessings Week, I want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated and helped make this year’s event successful.  I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the posts that I’ve read so far.  It may take me a week or so, but I’ll get through all of them. 🙂 This week has been yet another reminder that I am not alone in my fight with Diabetes and Congestive Heart Failure.  None of us are ever alone in this.   That’s one blessing for which we can all be thankful. And since it is Sunday, it is quite fitting that this song came to mind.  

  • Blue Friday Fun with the Family

    Today is day 5  of Diabetes Blessings Week and I’m here in Louisville, KY for the holiday weekend.  I’m so thankful that things worked out so that I could be here for Thanksgiving yesterday.  And I’m also thankful that I’ve been able to share my Blue Friday fun with my sister and my grandmother, who is also a type 2.  Check out the pictures below. Thing Type 2 and Buddy the dog Thing Type Sister Thing Type 2 Grandma Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and a great Blue Friday!

  • Happy Thanksgiving DOC

    Wishing a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone in the Diabetes Online Community! Today is Thanksgiving, NOT Christmas Part 1.  Santa can wait! 🙂