Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Blessed!

It’s been awhile! I haven’t been very motivated to write lately. I’ve been so tired and busy, even though I’ve had some time off from work. I think I’ve spent maybe a total of 2 days at home since school got out before Christmas and we start back up next week! How the time does …

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Insurance Blues

So, we’ve been trying to get Aetna to approve a MySentry from Medtronic and no matter what we tell them they deny us a new insulin pump. What they can’t seem to understand is that a MySentry is not a new insulin pump or a new Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) it is something that works …

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Frustrations

As I sit in my bonus room embroidering a gift for someone else’s sugar baby I’ve been considering switching to blogger from wordpress (I actually started out with blogger but couldn’t get it to work so I switched to wordpress). I’ve been struggling with wordpress too and especially with the ap. it seems that I …

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Pretty, happy, funny, real

It’s so funny watching Gabriel toddling around the house! He just started walking without assistance yesterday and keeps amazing me with his feats of balance. href=”https://ortizscrazylife.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/20121213-072805.jpg”>;;; My new hair cut makes me happy! Just 3 inches shorter and red highlights. Real family: I never thought I would have my kids sleep in my bed, but …

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Tearful sensor change

Toughest CGM (continuous glucose monitor) sensor change to date! 😒 It always starts going downhill when we start taking off the sticker that goes over his CGM. We tried using goo gone and special remover wipes but my poor little boy is so hairy that it always hurts! You can see how hairy his back …

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Diabetes First: Ketones

We survived TJ’s first stomach virus since his diagnosis! J And without a trip to the ER! I’m so glad we got the free blood ketone tester, otherwise I would have been calling the Dr and who knows what would have happened! It all started with Gabriel, and we weren’t sure if he was sick …

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