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KWeaver
Dallas Texas
I teach technology and computer science in Dallas, Texas and was diagnosed with diabetes in 2002.
Interests: Dog Agility, Diabetes, Computer Science, Java, Visual Basic, programming, web design
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But don’t we all. Mine’s different. I have an Aria scale that works with FitBit. Have a FitBit too. I love that it sends the data to the scale and gives me positive reinforcement. What I hate: it weighs 5... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I have been blogging since February 2003. I started with Movable Type, and self hosted. That was hard, because every time there was an update, especially a security one, I had to stop what I was doing and update the... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Technology and CS in Dallas
I’ve got an Iomega ix4-200d cloud server, but it doesn’t to the cloud with my router “pout”. Great little device, Lenovo bought them, and they have been using both the software and the hardware to come up with their own... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Technology and CS in Dallas
After teaching for 22 years, the stress with dealing with urban teenagers got to be too much, and I am moving on. Not adverse in dealing with a smaller group of teenagers and especially teaching only computer science. In fact,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Technology and CS in Dallas
I think it comes from living in 50 minute increments, but I can only stand to focus on something so long, and then the “have to do’s” start creeping in. Half to clean the house, train the dogs, or the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I am playing with Azure, and so far, the hardest part is wrapping my head around the fact it is practically free for BizSpark members. I got talked in a BizSpark account 2 1/2 years ago. I have used it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Technology and CS in Dallas
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Today is my first day taking my prescriptions with Pill Pack. First, I didn’t notice the side of the pack: And here is what greeted me today: Pull it off, tear it open, take pills, toss in trash. Yes, that’s... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Went to Nordstrom and bought a new outfit today. Smaller size – and smallest size I’ve worn in years. I’ll show the outfit and more later when I get to a real computer (on my Surface) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Just checked my claim status and they paid all but $5.00 of an tooth extraction and cleaning she had two weeks ago today. I can’t see the detail as to what they didn’t pay, but we have Major Medical and CareGuard Premium. Now I can’t wait to see what they paid on Dulce’s. Hers was a cleaning only so I don’t expect the same rate of coverage. Continue reading
Since I was in Southlake and I really like the New Balance store there I stopped in for some shoes. I find regular width shoes comfortable again! The sales lady said she had lost over 100 pounds and found the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
This is come up with several conversations lately. My mother asked because her brother-in-law is using insulin as an excuse not to do things. So how do I take with me and how. It depends. First, insulin is at optimum... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
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First, for anyone training a service dog, going to a race track during a test isn’t a bad idea. Especially if your dog might be on one some day. The noise didn’t bother her at all and at one point... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Windows Phone 8.1 with an XBox music account. It’s pretty cool. It took a while, and doesn’t always work well in my noisy truck, but once you have going into XBox Music and let it index your collection and once... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I’ve got a better deal but this is new and just out. Buy Office 365 Personal for $6.99. Get a 1-month subscription including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive cloud storage, and Skype PC-to phone world calling for 1 PC or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
After toting around a Surface RT for almost a year, replacing it with a Surface 2 RT, and toting it around for about 4 months, I’m really happy with all of those decisions. Even happier now with my Pro. I’ve... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I run Teacup Agility – my first Windows Phone app is very specific to it, but I suspect there are some other applications. It’s called Dog Agility Point Tracker and I wrote it to solve a very specific problem. There... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I took the advertising off and am charging for the app. I plan to make a free version with advertising in a little bit. I submitted at approximately 3:11 pm on Monday, 4/14 I will publish this when it gets... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Disclaimer: I have been a fan girl of Microsoft since I got to go on a Microsoft Game Developers Cruise at high school teacher discount. I have loved every version of the Windows Phone. I have played with the iPhone... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Though when I don’t get home from the gym before noon, I feel like I wasted the day. BUT before I went to the gym, I updated my clicker app, finished getting my code repository’s set up and updated my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
After several days of doing 60 minutes of cardio (bike), I’m slowly adding strength back to the mix. Just abs and back today, but it’s a start. A at home brag – yesterday I got out the pressure washer and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Yes, I’m thrilled and excited. Not only did I just get a message that SetsAndReps was back in the store, all my other apps are back in the store. For those of you who don’t have a Windows Phone, here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I had a developer account for a while and had several apps on the Windows Phone marketplace. However, it expired and I didn’t feel like I could afford the renewal fee at the time (it was last month and I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Yeah, where they make money. In Fort Worth. Definitely worth going to. It’s free. However, both Rich and I were under the impression it was downtown Ft. Worth. No, it’s just down the road from TMS. Where I am planning... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Of course, it might not be easy to repeat, but I had enough carbs on board and enough entertainment to keep me on the bike for a full hour. Though the seat gets uncomfortable after a while. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
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This is a result of a miscalculation, probably on my part. So far I am happy. I get my first full shipment soon. They are working on their first difficult refill. If I don't have to do more than go... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband