Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 22 2011

Saying Goodbye to Byetta

On Thursday, I went to my specialist and got the news that I’ve been waiting all summer to hear…You no longer have to take Byetta.   I’ve been working really hard (eating right, exercising, and taking my medication) so that by the end of summer my close relationship with Byetta would be over.  My Endocrinologist, …

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Aug 16 2011

Will you offer me your legs this easily in 30 years?

My first summer as a diabetic taught me a lot about the pressure other people put on diabetics to eat incorrectly.  I found myself at more than a few occasions where people offered me food or portions that are outside of my diet AND THEY WERE INSISTENT. Perhaps, the most common people were diabetics themselves …

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