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Choices

When I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1992, I was given a One Touch meter in the hospital and I used it for many years. But around 10-12 years ago my Endo’s office had given me a Freestyle … Continue reading

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Advocacy on the Hill

Later this month I will have lived with Type 1 Diabetes for 27 years…  And I’ve always said that if I was destined to have an incurable disease, at least it’s one that I can control (for the most part) … Continue reading

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Run, Shannon, Run!

Earlier this year I decided I was going to try to start running. I didn’t set any real expectations for myself (because I assumed I would surely fail). So I decided to just get out and start running as often … Continue reading

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Still on a break …

Wow it’s been a whole year since my last post. Life gets busy I guess! I am still on a pump and CGM break … Let me see if I can catch up on everything else … Earlier this year … Continue reading

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Taking a Pump Break

When I was pregnant with my first son in 2007, my Endo at the time put me on a Medtronic pump and I’ve been on it ever since. Until this weekend. I’d made the decision to take a break for … Continue reading

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Rambling Thoughts from Recent Endo Appt

I have a few thoughts on my Endo appointment yesterday that I wanted to “talk through”. I knew going into this appointment that it was not one that would show an improvement since my last appointment in September (I was … Continue reading

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Kudos to Medtronic

I started a new job earlier this year, and as a result my insurance changed. I now have coverage with a large national carrier, but one that apparently a lot providers choose to not deal with. Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading

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