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Zazzy .. Patient Expert

Shell Knob, Missouri
The Diabetic Round Table was formed by a group of diabetics who met on the old MSN health forums. Last year, we launched a community blog. Our mission is to provide good peer support for people with diabetes and their families and loved ones. We are not doctors and we do not hand out medical... Full Bio
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redecorating by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’m getting bored with our theme. Either that or it’s a snowy, icy day and I can’t play outside so I want to redecorate the house. At any rate, would anyone seriously ... Read on »
weekly goals - 01/26 by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Click here for Action Plan Information So how did we all do on last week’s goals? What were our successes and what were our problems? How did we reward ourselves? ... Read on »
weekly goals - 01/19 by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Click here for Action Plan Information So how did we all do on last week’s goals? What were our successes and what were our problems? How did we reward ourselves? ... Read on »
rewards and behavior change by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’ve noted that not only I am having trouble with the reward concept in our weekly goals. It’s one of the hardest parts of goal setting for me. I guess my head says I’ ... Read on »
weekly goal - 01/12 by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Click here for Action Plan Information So how did we all do on last week’s goals? What were our successes and what were our problems? How did we reward ourselves? ... Read on »
I Think I’m Getting Senile by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 As if I didn’t have enough stress in my life I have twice (that’s right - two times) forgotten to take my bedtime dose of Humalog and my Lantus.  Once is excusable after ... Read on »
weekly goals - 01/05 by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 One of the things that the Stanford program did that I really liked was to help us set weekly goals and action plans. Goals and plans were encouraged to be “real” rathe ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 As it is customary to greet the New Year with a kiss, I’m sharing this one with you, my diabetic friends.  It’s probably the sweetest thing you should be having tonight ... Read on »
Happy Holidays! by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’d like to wish everyone a happy holiday of their choice. I was going to post one of those holiday survival lists - but while reading and participating in the holiday ... Read on »
a little update by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’ve been meaning to post a little update. I’m really doing quite well. I have been able to sleep on my side again, which is helpful. I have to be a little careful as I ... Read on »
update on Stanford group by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I promised some time ago to keep you updated on the online diabetes group I attended through Stanford. See what a good job I’ve done? Most of the information was prett ... Read on »
zaz’s little adventure by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’m home from all my adventuring and feeling quite a bit better this afternoon. I believe that hospital stories are really only interesting to the person telling them s ... Read on »
Operation went Well by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Hi ya people. I spoke to Aza a few hours ago and the operation went well and is now resting.        Read on »
here we go by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I should be on my way to Springfield shortly. The weather has not been cooperating - or at least the forecasts have been nasty. Most of the winter stuff ended up north ... Read on »
bragging by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Today was Dr. Endo day - I get all kinds of gold stars. Dr. Endo really makes me giggles sometimes, too. He said when he sat down that I was going to like my numbers - ... Read on »
delicious meal replacements by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’m only kidding a little. A couple people have asked what I’m eating on this liquid diet so I posted a “recipe” over on my food blog. Click me!        Read on »
two weeks by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 This week I enter the final stage of preparation for lap-band surgery. This is scary but it’s also a decision that I’ve researched and considered for several years. It ... Read on »
you know you like to win stuff by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 AmyT over at Diabetes Mine is holding a giant Holiday Survival Sweepstakes. She’s going to have multiple winners each week with tons of cool prizes! All you have t ... Read on »
Schnuckiputz update by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I heard from our friend Schnuckiputz tonight, she is having increasing problems with her eyes and will likely not be online for considerably longer. I know we were all ... Read on »
World Diabetes Day by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Today is World Diabetes Day and the blogosphere is celebrating in a variety of ways - some with humor, some with anger, some with depression and others with resignation. ... Read on »