Leighann's Blog (14)

Announcing D-Kid Blog

My eight-year-old daughter started her own website called "D-Kid Blog" where she will share her feelings, talk about how she manages diabetes, and answer questions from readers.

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Added by Leighann on April 6, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments

{Halloween} Spooky sPODers and PUMP-kins





We used a few craft supplies and diabetes trash (deactivated OmniPods) to create Halloween decorations including spiders and pumpkins.



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Added by Leighann on October 11, 2011 at 9:18am — 2 Comments

{Grassroots} Miles of Hope

I am thrilled to share with you a grassroots fundraising walk called Miles of Hope that will benefit Faustman Lab.

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Added by Leighann on September 9, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Anatomy of a PB&J

Are you already running out of ideas on what to pack in the lunchbox? Here is how we make a somewhat healthier version of the classic PB&J.

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Added by Leighann on September 9, 2011 at 4:33pm — No Comments

{Diabetes Management} Going Old School

My frustration with not being able to download our blood sugar data continues. I need to see a couple week's worth of numbers at a time, so I decided to go old school.

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Added by Leighann on September 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

{D-Mom Tested} Too Sweet Boutique

Too Sweet Boutique offers custom, hand made insulin pump pouches for girls and boys.Too Sweet Boutique offers custom, hand made insulin pump pouches for girls and boys.

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Added by Leighann on September 9, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Smoothie Queen

This week learn how Becka, who writes Just a Bunch of Momsense, makes smoothies and even freezes them for lunches.

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Added by Leighann on September 3, 2011 at 8:38am — No Comments

Diabetes Art Day '11

We are participating in the second annual Diabetes Art Day, where you tell a story or express your feelings about diabetes through art.

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Added by Leighann on September 3, 2011 at 8:36am — 1 Comment

Welcome OmniPodders!

D-Mom Blog was featured in the latest OmniPod PodWatch e-mail newsletter, along with a couple of fellow podding d-parents who have been nominated for Best Kids Health Blog on the Parents Magazine website. I would like to welcome new readers who have clicked over today.

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Added by Leighann on September 3, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments

{Guest Post} Diabetes Art With Lee Ann Thill

Today we have a guest post by Lee Ann Thill who is an adult with type 1 diabetes. She works as an art therapist and is the founder of Diabetes Art Day which is yearly on September 1st.

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Added by Leighann on September 3, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments

{Meet a D-Mom} Mandy of And Another Thing...

This week I introduce you to single parent Mandy who write the blog And Another Thing. She recently contributed a Back-to-School post about private schools and packing lunches.

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Added by Leighann on September 3, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments

{From the Archives} Corn, It’s Only Natural

If you are new to D-Mom Blog or to our family’s particular story, I invite you to read my previously written posts, which you can do by visiting the Archives. Join me each Thursday as I highlight a post from the past. Corn, It’s Only Natural originally posted February 19, 2010 My jaw was agape [...]

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Added by Leighann on May 26, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

{2:00 AM Book Club} May ’11

As if us parents of children with diabetes have the extra time or the energy to actually read a book, I’m giving it my best shot to read (or “read”) 50 books in 2011. In May I read my 11th book of the year...

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Added by Leighann on May 25, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

{Guess the Carbs} Ginormous Lollipop

My husband takes Q to the annual Daddy Daughter Dance just before Christmas each year. Each year it has a different theme and the theme a few months before her diagnosis was something like “Sugar Plum Ball.” One of the favors was a giant lollipop the size of her head. She didn’t really eat sweets...

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Added by Leighann on May 24, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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