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Always Learning. – Six Until Me. May 20, 2013, 12:58 pm
I just figured out what the hell this thing is for:Capping up a pre-filled insulin pump cartridge.& … more

D-Blog Week: At Least It’s Not … – Six Until Me. May 17, 2013, 2:59 pm
Today’s D-Blog Week prompt is:  \”If you could switch chronic diseases, which one would you cho … more

D-Blog Week: Memories. – Six Until Me. May 15, 2013, 2:58 pm
I remember being nine or ten years old, on my hands and knees, crawling up the staircase to get to t … more

We, the undersigned, being of sound body and mind, need to go back to that \”being of sound body\” b … more

D-Blog Week: Share and Don’t Share. – Six Until Me. May 13, 2013, 12:59 pm
Share and Don’t Share:  Often our health care team only sees us for about 15 minutes several … more

Your Mom Has Diabetes. – Six Until Me. May 10, 2013, 12:59 pm
I struggled to think of a title for this post, but the one that stuck is the one that’s up there.&nb … more

Diabetes Sisters: Weekend for Women. – Six Until Me. May 9, 2013, 1:58 pm
To sit in a room chock full of women (weird description but I’m leaving it there) and be able to blu … more

Looking Back: Change Just One Thing. – Six Until Me. May 8, 2013, 1:59 pm
My plan was to recap the Diabetes Sisters conference today, but that plan was deftly derailed by a 3 … more

Clingy Hypoglycemia. – Six Until Me. May 7, 2013, 1:59 pm
The night before heading out to the Diabetes Sisters conference in Raleigh, NC (more on that tomorro … more

Eight Years Of Blogging. – Six Until Me. May 6, 2013, 3:59 pm
The day-to-day physicality of diabetes isn’t what gets me down.  I can test my blood sugar with … more

Time Warp. – Six Until Me. May 2, 2013, 2:59 pm
My basal rates remain steady, throughout the day, except for a few hours in the morning when they’re … more

With all the discussion about a name change for type 1 diabetes, I laughed out loud when I saw this … more

Miracle Cure. – Six Until Me. Apr 30, 2013, 2:58 pm
(Not for diabetes.  What kind of a blog do I look like?  Hang on … let me stir up this c … more

Spotty Service. – Six Until Me. Apr 29, 2013, 4:58 pm
I’ve spent the better part of the last week offline, and it felt good to take a break. I have the at … more

Cyborg Vacation. – Six Until Me. Apr 23, 2013, 2:58 pm
The first time I truly tested the waterproofiness of my insulin pump, it was when I accidentally (al … more

From Abby: Yoga To Appreciate Your Dia-Friends. – Six Until Me. Apr 22, 2013, 9:58 am
Abby loaded this post into the queue, saying that she couldn’t come up with a title for it.  Wh … more

Sad Reality. – Six Until Me. Apr 18, 2013, 10:58 pm
Sometimes the whole day is diabetes-fine and \”controlled\” and then I remember we have chocolate ch … more

Slammed. – Six Until Me. Apr 18, 2013, 2:58 pm
So this was last night:  Went to bed after a little bit of a spike, bolused it down conservativ … more

Diabetes Police: Revisted. – Six Until Me. Apr 16, 2013, 2:58 pm
Sometimes crude animation, and the repeated mention of cookies, ends up stuck in my head all day lon … more

Mark This As Certain, and Forever. – Six Until Me. Apr 15, 2013, 2:58 pm
Dear Birdy,Today is your birthday.  You’re three years old, love.  Over the weekend, we ce … more

From Abby: Lab Freak. – Six Until Me. Apr 11, 2013, 2:58 pm
Diabetes and stress seem to go hand-in-hand (or white-knuckled fist in white-knuckled fist?).  … more

Guest Post: The Reason I Jumped. – Six Until Me. Apr 10, 2013, 6:58 pm
Would you jump out of a plane in support of your loved one with diabetes?  This guest post, fro … more

Firsts. – Six Until Me. Apr 9, 2013, 1:58 pm
Exercise isn’t something I’m shy about, but doing it in front of other people scares the hell out of … more

Inkless Diabetes Tattoo. – Six Until Me. Apr 8, 2013, 2:58 pm
 If you wear your insulin pump turned in, flush against your skin, in a dress for too long, you … more

A1seagulls. – Six Until Me. Apr 5, 2013, 2:58 pm
Late evening talks with CSparl about the stupid diabetes things.   \”A1C goals.  It’s a fo … more

Here. A Big, Ol’ Glass of … – Six Until Me. Apr 4, 2013, 1:58 pm
Overheard … mostly:“My grandmother had both her legs amputated as a result of diabetes.&rdqu … more

Pump Peelz. – Six Until Me. Apr 3, 2013, 1:58 pm
Diabetes devices are boring, but I’d rather they be boring and useful (read: accurate, precise) than … more

Growing Up with Diabetes. – Six Until Me. Apr 2, 2013, 1:58 pm
\”With diabetes\” isn’t this big, prepositional phrase that hangs on to everything.  Growing up … more

Support for TuDiabetes. – Six Until Me. Apr 1, 2013, 11:58 am
(I’m re-blogging this message here, because I support TuDiabetes, the DOC, and also because every ti … more

Don’t Be An Apphole. – Six Until Me. Mar 27, 2013, 1:58 pm
“What diabetes apps do you use?”I am asked this question all the time, especially now th … more

I Have the Right. – Six Until Me. Mar 26, 2013, 1:58 pm
I have the right to opt out of the TSA body scanners.  I have the right to stand there, politel … more

That’ll Do It. – Six Until Me. Mar 22, 2013, 3:58 pm
Frigging vampire cannula …… that’ll explain a 200 mg/dL that was seemingly unbudgable. Nothing a … more

Guest Post: Diabetes Scholars Foundation. – Six Until Me. Mar 21, 2013, 4:58 pm
Patients connecting with patients, embracing that psychosocial support, is something I f … more

The Opposite of Like a Boss. – Six Until Me. Mar 20, 2013, 2:59 pm
My blood sugar was tanking after over-correcting a high that morning.  (Actually, tanking after … more

Surface Tension. – Six Until Me. Mar 19, 2013, 2:58 pm
Maybe it was because one afternoon had me running outside on the trail near my house (in shorts, min … more

App Your Face. – Six Until Me. Mar 18, 2013, 12:59 pm
There’s an app for that!  An app for that!  An app for thaaaaaaaat!There being an app(lica … more

Friday Six: A Smattering. – Six Until Me. Mar 15, 2013, 1:58 pm
(I realize there’s a lot more than six items here.  I can’t count properly, though, so \”a smat … more

Pregnancy and Type 1 Diabetes. – Six Until Me. Mar 14, 2013, 3:58 pm
After many, many months of work (longer than the normal human gestation timeline, that’s for sure), … more

Back to Basics. – Six Until Me. Mar 13, 2013, 1:58 pm
Yesterday, after two weeks of clingy lows and then some unreasonable high blood sugars, I took a loo … more

Guest Post: Rome If You Want To. – Six Until Me. Mar 12, 2013, 1:58 pm
(Sorry about the title on this one, but it’s the first that popped into my head and I couldn’t shake … more

For Your Bloods Sugar. – Six Until Me. Mar 11, 2013, 1:58 pm
\”I need just a few minutes and then we can definitely go outside.\”  I took a long draw from t … more

What Happened At Lunch. (Alternate title: Sorry, Mom.) – Six Until Me. Mar 8, 2013, 3:58 pm
Way back when I was a young kid with type 1 diabetes, my school lunches were ruled by the American D … more

Doughnut Feed Me That. – Six Until Me. Mar 7, 2013, 3:58 pm
\”These are treats,\” I said to Birdy as she clamored for a doughnut at Dunkin Donuts.\”Yes, a treat … more

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