Wednesday, October 29, 2008

It's been too long.

Just checking in. 

I celebrated my pump-aversary a bit early by sending my pump in for a replacement. In just under a year I managed to bump, bang, and scratch the poor thing more times than I can count. I was also dealing with my second cracked cartridge cap, so a call to Smiths Medical was already on the to-do list. When we explained that there were also a multitude of cracks on the pump they told us they would ship out an extra cartridge cap, a new (refurbished) pump, and a prepaid shipper for my existing pump within 24 hours. It would be an understatement to say that my mom and I were completely impressed with the quick and painless customer service. So now I've got a new pump. Name suggestions are welcome or maybe I'll just go with Orin II.

I'm still dealing with this. So far I've been re-diagnosed and started a new medication. I'm still coming to terms with it all and I can't quite put it into words yet, but I do think things are headed in a positive direction. Thank you so much for the kind words from my last post, as always they meant a lot to me. 

Monday, October 6, 2008

Just so you know.

I turned down the writing job. I was ready to take it, but then I let the idea marinate a little more and it just wasn't the right fit. Getting paid to write something that I would probably write here for free would have been awesome, but I just could not commit to everything they were asking for.

You've probably noticed my lack of posting and commenting recently. I want you to know that I am still reading anything that comes through Diabetes Daily and even a few that don't. I also think about writing here often, but I haven't had the energy to do so. I'm currently dealing with some mental health issues (I'll fill you in when I feel a little more comfortable) that have been consuming every facet of my life. Until things get back into a more normal pattern I probably won't be posting much, but I am here and available via email if you need me. I just thought I should let you know what was going on because you have been supportive in the past and I don't want to leave you all in the dark. So that's that.