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Thoughts on my life with:
Lupus, Fibromyalgia, IBS, GERD, Osteopenia, Brain Stem Stroke, Stress, and Severe Reactive Hypoglycemia.

Surgeries: Hysterectomy, Right Oophorectomy, Incidental Appendectomy, Urethral Suspension, Benign Left Modified Mastectomy/ Lumpectomy.

As if that wasn't enough: Nine fractured ribs, Morton's Neuroma, Left- sided Hyperhydrosis, Left- sided Thermoception Dysfunction, and even hot flashes.
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School, Driving, Cleanliness, and a Movie Reflection

Posted 08-24-2010 at 09:47 AM by Sunsetnan (Sunsetnan's Blog)
Updated 08-24-2010 at 09:54 AM by Sunsetnan

Had a little mini-vacation at my sister's house for about a week, and am back in time for school to start. Just sent the kids off for their first day. My youngest tried on at least three variations of clothes until he settled on one. And my eldest was disappointed he couldn't wear one of his new pants because the washer didn't get all the "sticky stuff" off from the size sticker on the back.

My eldest is now certified to use his driver's permit after completing the...
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Taking Control of our Own Health Destiny

Posted 07-30-2010 at 07:55 AM by Sunsetnan (Sunsetnan's Blog)
Updated 07-30-2010 at 11:06 PM by Sunsetnan (Added text for clarity.)

I'm learning a lot reading the glycemic load diet book. It is much less strict than the low blood sugar handbook. It tells you to eliminate refined starches, but it allows you to have some sugar and flour in small amounts. In effect, it lets you to not sweat the small stuff.

I will have to see how these dietary changes effect my blood sugar. So, far I haven't caught my blood sugar any higher than 114 mg/dl or any lower than 74 mg/dl. It's mostly in the 80's before meals and...
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I'm no Shao Lin Monk yet, but perhaps one day!

Posted 06-22-2010 at 01:58 PM by Sunsetnan (Sunsetnan's Blog)
Updated 07-18-2010 at 12:17 AM by Sunsetnan

Well, had a bit of a low blood sugar reaction yesterday and I wasn't in the best of moods. And... of course, my teenager who also suffers from LBS, and maybe RHG, was also going through a reaction. I guess I will have to make sure there is food on the table earlier, but life isn't perfect. And, my husband who is a diabetic, more than likely was going through a similar problem, although if his BS is high, he can be a tyrant, too. Well, you can guess the chaos that ensued.

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