Friday, August 19, 2011

You Know You're A Diabetes Blogger When...


  • You utter the phrase, "I need to blog about that," AT LEAST once a day.



  • Something happens, and the first thing you think of is a post from a fellow blogger about the very same thing



  • You sit in the car shaking from a low and still manage to snap a picture of the mentos you're treating with.



  • You take pictures of bloody infusion sets.













  • You have a running list of post ideas on your smartphone.



  • Your camera has more pictures of pumps, CGM graphs, meters, and other diabetes paraphernalia than pictures of people.











  • You see nothing strange about sharing personal hopes and fears about diabetes with the whole freaking internet.



  • You've never met some of your best friends in person.



10 comments:

  1. Ditto, especially, on the "more pictures of diabetes paraphernalia than people". Except, also add "puppies" to that list, for me. :)

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  2. LOVE your post! and agree wholeheartedly with it all, except for the bacon part... the whole Kosher thing gets in the way of that, lol. :) Also puppies rival pumps and diabetes paraphernalia on my phone as well, but it is quite close!
    (dHugs)
    PS -- Is that a Revel pump? I thought about getting purple, as all of my Minimed pumps (previous 2) have been purple, but they just weren't a rich purple like yours looks. I went with Pink. That purple looks AWESOME! :) Love it, and love the skins as well! Thinking about skins a lot lately! :) Do they make your pump sticky?

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  3. LOL! Can I add "you don't get much sleep at night because you stay up too late talking and writing about diabetes" after spending all day doing the non-diabetes job.

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  4. SO SO SO true!! You nailed it!

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  5. My wife looks at the downloads of my phone making sure she is in none of them because she knows they are all going up on my blog.

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  6. AMAZING!!! So funny how many of those I went ME TOO! hahah

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  7. LOL! Love it! And that last one really got me. I have to say that some of my "RL" friends are starting to get a bit jealous. Especially if they see something in my Twitter feed that they didn't know about me. I just tell them that's what the follow button is for. :P

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  8. Awesome post, and not just because of the gorgeous cupcakes!!! Though, I am still drooling over those. Loved this! :)

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  9. Ha! LOVE this list Jess. And yup - got me every time.

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