It still seems surreal. She was here and then she wasn’t. It seems I was in one universe and have suddenly moved to a different one -- a poorer one, and permanently, with no way back. I never had…Blog Goodbye 9 Likes
“Don’t take anything personally,” Don Miguel Ruiz advises us in The Four Agreements, a memorable guide to…Blog Chronic Disease, Empathy and Surly Traffic Co 3 Likes Tonight's Dinner:
When I was growing up, one of our favorite dinners was a pork roast cooked in a slow cooker. Made with garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, and Italian sausage, it was a dinner that was tasty, but…Blog Tonight's Dinner: 1 Like 10 years in Diabetes Just noticed that it was 10 years ago today that I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes. It's been an interesting ride and I've met a wide variety of fantastic T1's (my peeps) along the way in the DOC and… Blog 10 years in Diabetes 1 Like Lows, and Highs, and Humalog, Oh My...
One of the most important things I learned last week: Me and Humalog don’t mix. We’re like oil and water, Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, Buffy and Glory (she’s my fav BTVS villain). You get…Blog Lows, and Highs, and Humalog, Oh My... 2 Likes
Got back from Diabetes camp with Mister yesterday - it was an awesome experience!
Mister has gotten so much better at playing with kids his own age and he was able to spend a good chunk of…Blog Back from Diabetes Camp! 2 Likes Live interview with Bennet Dunlap about Stri… event Live interview with Bennet Dunlap about Stri… 2 Likes De-Stress, Angie, De-Stress (Things go wrong
A wonderful person in my life whom I had the blessing to have as my supervisor for some years, always had valuable advice. As if sensing the intensity of my moments when Jacob was first diagnosed…Blog De-Stress, Angie, De-Stress (Things go wrong 3 Likes uni-solve tip so i might be the last person to figure this out, but just thought i'd share! i use uni-solve to help remove my pods with less trauma. following the instructions on the uni-solve wipe, i would satura… Discussion uni-solve tip 1 Like Off to Football Camp and He's the only Diabet
Tonight is Jacob's last night before his big day. He will be leaving home to go to Football Camp tomorrow. I can't believe the amount of items I've packed for this one kid. I wanted to show you…Blog Off to Football Camp and He's the only Diabet 1 Like Chat Room Etiquette
Oh dear....I was chatting with yet another member who has mentioned
that he has not been greeting and replied to in the Chat Area.
Quite a few of us have experienced…
Summer camp is not something my family grew up participating in. For one, it was impossible financially. Secondly, we looked forward to time at home as a family. But, my own children have been…Blog Getting Ready For Football Camp 2 Likes
After 38 years of MDI and at least one year of contemplation I finally took the plunge and began CSII with an Omnipod insulin pump today. I met my CDE and pump trainer last Thursday. They set up…Blog Omnipod Day 1 2 Likes Training Day! I get put on the pod today. I'm so excited! Discussion Training Day! 3 Likes And down it comes
Started at 16.0%.
After one month 10.6%.
After two months 7.0%
The kindness of Others
How many times in our diabetic life are we required to rely on others?…Blog The Kindness of Others!!! 5 Likes Wildflower, Here We Come