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KWeaver
Dallas Texas
I teach technology and computer science in Dallas, Texas and was diagnosed with diabetes in 2002. I blog about both of those topics, along with training my dogs.
Interests: Dog Agility, Diabetes, Computer Science, Java, Visual Basic, programming, web design
Recent Activity
Didn’t expect it because my Dexcom Clarity reports have sucked. My first A1C after Victoza was 7.0 and my latest A1c (the second after Victoza) was 6.9. I have had a steriod shot, and I am expecting a second one... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Jenny Craig stopped working for me a long time ago. I kept trying, but then the guilt made it worse. I quit a few months ago and started doing some research. Years ago I did a weight loss program I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
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It’s my second one ….. The first one came earlier this year and was lost in my email. It was for the competition that led to this actual NanoDegree scholarship for Udacity Mobile Web Development. I started about 3 weeks... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Technology and CS in Dallas
Got a letter from a third party on the behalf of TRS. They wanted me to check my status to see if I was eligible for disability. Well, I was pretty sure I wasn’t though there online questionnaire says I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
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I’m in a really good place teaching on line right now. I still have some week where I only work about 5 hours. But lately I’ve been seeing more weeks when I work over 10 hours. I am not allowed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at Technology and CS in Dallas
It’s weird. I was anti-Apple for years. But I was anti-Microsoft for time too. Right now, I’m on a MacBook Pro, using Open Live Writer, and posting on my Blog. I’m running Parallels on a free Microsoft trial. But here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I was expecting a FedEx delivery of a hard drive from Apple (cute drive, but haven't tried it yet). I'm working at home, and I get an email saying it's delivered, so of course, I stop what I am doing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Technology and CS in Dallas
New truck on January 31, a Tuesday. On Wednesday I bought what I thought I needed to make my truck work with my ham radio and ended up going two places that couldn’t install it that day. Well the first... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2018 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Just got three months worth of Neupro -- on it for Restless leg. $30 for three months after insurance and savings card I'm close to getting the two monthly prescriptions at the same time -- Victoza and Dexcom. They are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Here's the previous post: http://www.kweaver.org/blog/2018/01/new-endocrinologist-thanks-to-rubenhealth.html Basically my second Endo ever can't get his act together and be in network with Aetna. Sad because my new Endo is. The good news: no bills since I wrote the letter firing them, though... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Last night, I ripped off a Dexcom sensor. I kept wanting to call them and see if they would replace it but I didn't. Finally the receiver and iPhone app were behaving badly this evening, so I did feel the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
My biggest problem with the Dexcom receiver is locating the blasted thing ;) Seriously. I lost one because it fell out of my pocket into a suitcase when I was packing for a cruise. I think I found it when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I have lost a lot of weight with Jenny Craig but I have been stalled this year. A Facebook post reminded that JC is expensive, $140 a week. With mystery shopping I can eat healthy and get a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
It’s been a frustrating week. Few things have gone as smoothly as I would like. We put in the script for Dexcom last Thursday. Transmitter and sensors arrived Friday and I got everything working but no receiver. They reordered and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
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First, when I went on the VIctoza, I had some lows, so we went the wrong way in adjusting insulin usage. Reducing insulin usage too much in this case was better than too little because I hate lows. First we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Had an appointment today with my cornea specialist. She said I didn't need to come back unless I had another tear. Office visit was $14 with the new insurance - was $25. Plus they over charged me last year and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I got on a “kick” today to make sure everything was straight insurance wise with my pharmacy since I got call that they were trying to get the doctor to respond on a prescription. So Freestyle Libre is cancelled everywhere.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I've had the Dexcom and the Enlight Sensor on since about 5:00 pm yesterday. Both are working great. I do have two Enlight Sensors – returns from Medtronic's if anyone needs. Anyone both of them are cruising right along and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Got a call at 4:00 pm from my pharmacist. Seems my sensors and transmitter had come. I was pretty sure that I didn't really need the receiver, but I called Dexcom to check. So hopped into the car, and went... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Apparently the pharmacy had a head explosion over the doctors prescription. The pharmacy kept telling me they didn't have a script and the doctor swore she sent it. According to Caremark, and they told me twice on the phone and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
She called. Dexcom prescription was made this morning. She said to make sure that the PDA is ordered. Thanks to endocrinologist #3 and Victoza, my A1c is 6.9. We can thank One Drop for that also. Vitamin D is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Sort of. If you want, I am the first call on January 18th, Sirius Doctor Radio, Health Connect. You get to can hear my voice. Technically my fourth endocrinologist this year considering my doctor of 12 years retired. He was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I have finally written an iPhone app. It's a fairly useless app, and based on one of the first Windows Phone Apps I wrote and actually published. I learned how to write mobile apps by going to several workshops put... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I hate printers. I hate printers so much, I don’t use the two I have. So I get an emergency phone call will I please set up his printer, his friend can’t figure it out. I try to help the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I’ve been going to the local dental school for dental care for the last 2 plus years. We did the first set of x-rays in two years, and they found what might mean a crown in one tooth. I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2018 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband