Category Archives: Video


Did you know that if you say the journal name “Diabetologia” three times real fast, Wilfred Brimley appears? It’s true.

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In the Mood for Love

This post has been sitting in my “Drafts” folder for a very long time. Today seems like a good day to dust it off and finish it, since I want to post something but lack the mental energy to actually … Continue reading

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Santa Maria del Pi

We’re back. It was a great trip, and I have so much to say about it and Barcelona. Right now, though, I’m so tired. It feels like 2:30 AM tomorrow morning, even though it’s not yet 10:00PM in Massachusetts. So … Continue reading

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XC Carnage

Seriously, why don’t I mountain bike more? (via Cyclocosm) BUCS 2011 X.C Carnage! from This Is Sheffield on Vimeo.

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Catching Up

I — I finished off the bottle of sugar-free Robitussin DM yesterday. That must mean I’m well now, right? II — Yesterday morning, I went for a long run around Milford, Hopkinton, and Holliston. The 12.5 miles were a bit slower than they might … Continue reading

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Tape Delay

Halloween is over, but that doesn’t mean we’re done with scary for the year. For a real fright, check out the interesting bits of last Friday’s swim session. I condensed about a half hour into 2:19 . . . including bloopers! (And I … Continue reading

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You Can Do This

Note: This post contains a video that might not display in your RSS reader. Why not come see the original page? Recently, Kim kick-started the You Can Do This project. Here is my small contribution to it. You really can … Continue reading

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I’m not sure what they’re saying, but I think the Italian dialogue could probably be translated as “Holy shit! People are going to ride their bicycles down that at over 40 miles per hour!”

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Insulin Firehose!

Today’s Diabetes Blog Week topic, diabetes bloopers, should make for some good reading. Here is my “man hit in groin by football” contribution. (BTW, this post contains videos that might not show up in your RSS reader. You might want … Continue reading

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Personalized Health Data (via CGM)

I’m going to start right off by saying that I love my CGM. Once I made a few calibratrion-related changes and after I decided that it was never going to give me very good information during the first half-hour (or … Continue reading

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T.R. Reid: The Healing of America

This evening I started reading T.R. Reid’s The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care (2010). It’s a more detailed version of the PBS Frontline show he wrote and narrated a couple years ago. … Continue reading

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Here’s why I don’t feel so bad about diabetes and my insulin pump.

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Australia, The Home Movie

I finally uploaded the video that I made from our trip to Australia. Lisa and I hope you enjoy it. (Be sure to set the playback resolution to at least 480p.)

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The Flip Turn

I’m not a very coordinated person, and I’m even less graceful in the water; but I’ve told myself that at some point I’m going to do this: So why not at lap swim tomorrow? OMG, I’m going to drown.

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New Video File Formats

File formats come, and file formats go. Strike that last part. File formats never really go away. People just stop storing data in them, and vendors stop supporting the formats in their products. Eventually the data is just a bunch … Continue reading

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