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: But mom, if you would like to have it WITH me, that would be okay. Then we could both be in it together!

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Comment by Karen on May 30, 2008 at 8:28pm
OMG, goosebumps.

Breaks my heart when little ones are diabetics, they are sooooo brave.

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