Monthly Archives: April, 2013

G4!

It finally arrived! I haven’t even seen any BGs on it yet but I’m already in love! The receiver (in the kitchen) was reading the signal from the sensor in TJs arm while he was upstairs in his bed! Did I say love? 😘 The needle is hidden inside the inserter, so it’s not so …

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Adventures in Egg free baking

I’ve been in a baking kind of mood lately and have been trying some new recipes all without eggs. Most of the recipes call for eggs, but I just replace them with flax meal. It’s worked out pretty well so far. The hard part isn’t replacing the egg in recipes, it’s figuring out how many …

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Rules, what rules?

We’ve won the first battle in getting TJs new Dexcom G4! After two weeks (and multiple calls to TJs Drs office) Dexcom finally received the prescription and can start the pre authorization through Aetna! (Now we need lots of prayer so that Aetna covers it) It would be so much easier to take care of …

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Spring break!!!

It’s spring break!!! I was so excited for a whole week with no school, no teaching other people’s kids and lots of quality family time. And I got it! After spending the whole first weekend cleaning my house from top to bottom (while taking care of my two handsome children) we had a very early …

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Sleepless nights

Last night was another sleepless night in the Ortiz home. Sadly, this time it was not Gs fault. I checked TJs CGM on my way to bed last night (like always) but this time it said “below 40”. That’s the first time I’ve ever seen that on his pump and I panicked! I ran to …

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TJ’s Diaversary 4-3-12

I can’t believe it’s been a year, the hardest and sleepiest year of my life! Tuesday, April 3, 2012 was supposed to be a normal, fun, family day at the zoo. We had an early appointment at the pediatrician to alleviate my fears but I fully expected to be told I was crazy. TJ had …

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