Monthly Archives: November 2012

Twists

I’m always glad to find new twists to a familiar trail. Sometimes I have to look harder and closer than usual. The twists may jump out at me… … or I’ll have to stop, walk, breathe and look. I’ve found … Continue reading

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Living

The mere act of trimming the fat from our deliberate, ironic lives can complicate the matter: we simply forget how to live amid trying to live simply. No one dances through life like a John Prine song anymore. Everyone lives … Continue reading

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Pumping for a week

Monday marks one week for me on an insulin pump – the OmniPod by the Insulet Corporation. Here are some things I’ve learned about it: – It’s easy. I feel certified to teach folks how these things work. Really, the … Continue reading

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Day 3

Day two was eventful, but day three was a damn spectacle. The biggest problem I’ve had adjusting to my new OmniPod insulin pump at this point has been hypoglycemia. It seems saying “this machine is wonderful ” out loud inspires … Continue reading

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Day .65 with a pump

I have decided to write a blog post here and there regarding my new insulin pump (as if you don’t know that by now). This is because I relied heavily on blog posts when researching my pump, which is because … Continue reading

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A disgrace to veterans

There’s a business in my town, Greenwood, S.C., that frequently uses its sign out front to share political messages. In fact, based on the three years I’ve lived here, I dare say the satellite TV dealer posts more relating to politics than stuff to attract … Continue reading

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Being anti-social with social media

Perhaps you’ve seen what I’ve seen lately on social media websites: an uptick in the number of political videos or statements with a request no one responds. Something to the effect of: I know this is going to tick off … Continue reading

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