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November 24, 2014
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Robert Hudson

Rob Rummel-Hudson is a writer living in the Dallas area. He was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February of 2006 and controls his blood sugar levels with medication, diet and the occasional (and usually accidental) exercise.

His book, Schuyler's Monster, is a memoir focusing on his experiences raising a little girl with a rare neurological disorder that leaves her unable to speak. It will be published by St. Martin's Press in February 2008.

He can also be found at Fighting Monsters with Rubber Swords.


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My Diabetic Reality


As I mentioned in my previous post, there's been a great deal of discussion lately about what it means to be a diabetic and how we as type 1s and type 2s self-identify with our disorders. It's come as part of a larger (and, in my opinion, 100% stupid) dialogue about which is worse, type 1 or type (READ MORE)




Club Membership


It's been an odd few weeks here on the Beedies front. When my doctor sent me to see the endocrinologist a few weeks ago, it was with the grim admonishment that I was most likely going to have to go on insulin. My comfortable little world of better living through pharmaceuticals was going to be sw (READ MORE)




Six Things About The Beedies


As a part of Diabetes Awareness Month, today is apparently D-Blog Day. On this day in 1944, diabetes bloggers stormed the beach at Normandy and made the world safe for democracy. Or something like that; I should go look it up.

 



Anyway, to commemorate the o (READ MORE)




Back to The Beedies, with your host Tiny Rob


One day. I'll learn to start listening to that voice, the one that occasionally gives me advice, the voice that I largely ignore. It's a tiny little internal voice, coming (I presume) from a tiny little internal smart guy. In my imagination, he dresses much better than I do.

 

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The Abyss Calling on Line One


If life is in fact a series of actions and consequences (and good Lord, I hope it isn't), then the fact that I eventually developed type 2 diabetes (known affectionately around the Rummel-Hudson compound as "the Beedies") is about as mysterious as why it gradually gets lighter outside at roughly the (READ MORE)



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Megan Holmes
Megan Holmes Megan was diagnosed in 2009 with Type I. As an RN, she was familiar with the medical side of her diagnosis; learning to be a good patient on the other hand, was and continues to be the challenge of her day to day life.   (Read More)
Michelle Kowalski
Michelle Kowalski Michelle Kowalski, a writer, editor and photography hobbiest living in Phoenix, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2005. In January 2008, as part of her quest to start on an insulin pump, Michelle learned that she actually has type 1 diabetes.   (Read More)
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