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Starting to Pump

After almost 6 years of MDI, Alex will be starting the Omnipod at the end of May. We are very excited and also very anxious about this. I hope the Omnipod was the right decision

Added by Beth on May 4, 2012 at 11:45am — 6 Comments

Freedom

I was talking with Alex about how I would be so happy if a cure for diabetes was discovered. He asked me what I would do if a cure was found and I told him I would do the "happy dance". "What would you do, Alex?" "I would run outside and yell I'M FREE, I'M FREE!" This made us both fall on the floor in fits of giggles.

Added by Beth on June 12, 2008 at 7:02am — No Comments

Holy Fingers!

Alex getting out of the bathtub last night: Mom, what are all those black spots on my fingers? One look at my face and he said, "oh, from all the finger pricks!"

Added by Beth on May 30, 2008 at 4:26pm — 2 Comments

Eye opener

Apparently, I was in a melancholy diabetes mood when I said this to my 7 year old son at dinner the other night:



me: Honey, you know that mom would take away your diabetes and give it to me if I could.



Alex: (expression of disbelief and panic) WHY WOULD YOU SAY THAT????? I like my diabetes. I like myself just like I am.



me: Really? Well that's great but I would still take it away if I could.



A couple of silent moments go by........



Alex:… Continue

Added by Beth on April 30, 2008 at 8:48am — 1 Comment

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