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Hi everyone -
I just wanted to let you all know that I've recently started a new blog especially for people who live with / love someone with type 1... www.diabetesdelicatebalance.blogspot.com . Since so many of us share the same concerns / issues around this, I thought I'd put it out here to let you all know about it! So far I've blogged on what I call the "Facts of Life" of living with someone with type 1: #1 - Blood Sugar Lows, #2 - Anxiety, #3 - Need to be a Team Player ... and more to come! I'd love to hear your thoughts and comments - I'm sure you all have more to share, and I'd love to learn from you.

Thanks,
Ashley

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I just read your bio.....Hmmm, let me think.... Spouse less than proactive in managing their own T1.... Why does that sound so familiar?
I have a blog, also, about living with diabetes - and recipes with carb counts. Not nearly as insightful as yours.... Actually, it's more about the food.
http://blog.easygourmetdinners.com
Hi Katie - Thanks for your reply. I can't wait to look at your blog too (especially since you're in France! - I took a peek at your profile). I love recipes, particularly ones with carb counts... makes life so much easier! I look forward to your input/comments about being a spouse of someone with type 1 ... we all have so much to learn from each other!

Salut,
Ashley
I can totally relate and look forward to reading your blog. It's been a while since I've been on the TuDiabetes site and have realized that I've missed my support system. Communicating with others going through the same situations helped me keep my sanity!

Happy blogging! :-)
Hi there - thanks for your comment, and I'm glad you wrote. I read your blog (which was wonderful by the way!), and you seem like a very positive, proactive kind of person. I could relate very much to what you wrote around your husband's diagnosis in 2005... it was very similar to the way my husband was diagnosed in 1997 when he was 32 - a surprise for us, for the relationship ... but your outlook is great, and I appreciate your comments. I hope all is going well! I hope you like the blog I've started - I hope it is helpful... please add your comments/thoughts because I think those are REALLY what's going to be the useful part for others!

I'll keep my eye on your blog too! ;-)

Take care,
Ashley
Hi Ashley,
I read through your blog and relate to it totally. My husband has Type 1 Diabetes too. He was diagnosed at age 19 years and it's now 25 years since the diagnosis. Living with a diabetic husband has been an intensive learning process indeed! Just as much for me as it is for my husband!!
Thanks for sharing.
Tara

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