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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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If you were able to take a break from your "job" — diabetes management — what would you do with your free time?
I'd go barefoot on the beach and bury my appointment calendar in the sand.
 
I'd rip the word "carbohydrate" from the dictionary and burn it!
 
I'd skip exercise and eat ice cream on the couch while watching a Real Housewives marathon.
 
I'd take out an ad in the local paper that says "Do Not Disturb" and sleep all day.
 
I'd hide my testing supplies in a Las Vegas hotel demolition site and watch them get blown to pieces.
 
I don't know what I'd do! The possibilities are endless!
 
I love my diabetes "job" so much I'd take it on vacation with me!
 

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by Lindsey Guerin
Last Saturday, I’d been struggling with an entire week above 200 that just didn’t seem to want to budge. So I decided that I couldn’t risk the Omnipod anymore and I had to pull it from my management routine, at least until things settled down. I started twice-daily Lantus injections on Saturday night and have been working out the kinks of being back on MDIs since then. The first three days of switching to MDIs were rough. Watching the Lantus take effect slowly was like waiting for...