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© 2014 Scott Strange, Strangely Diabetic and http://StrangelyDiabetic.com

I just want some solitude. Really, that’s all I want right now.

And to stay in bed, to not have to get up, to not face today in the world. But what I really want is to be left alone and [...]

Cataracts are Depressing

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about needing cataract surgery and the fear that I had about it. The surgeries went well and I am the proud owner of new intraocular lenses. This is a complication of diabetes, so often considered a failure, so needing [...]

I Wasn't Being Polite, Miss Manners

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Miss Manners, in a brilliant failure of advice, tells a traveler that he would be very impolite to test his glucose in public saying

Restrooms exist to provide a proper location for such necessary activities when away from home, and those [...]

The Dark Ages of Yesternow

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My friend Kelly Kunik often refers to the time before glucose meters, rapid acting insulins and insulin pumps as the Diabetic Dark Ages. And while, for most of us in the developed world at least, those days are long gone there still seems [...]

Cause & Effect

Last time I described how I was trying to change the way I perceived stress and it’s effect on me, how I was trying to separate the two.

In effect, I described the separation of cause and effect.

Well, having a couple of margs on a Saturday afternoon, I waxed a little philosophical about the [...]