There Are No Strangers In The D World

Monday I discovered my little dog had a terrible infection on one of his rear legs. Required emergency surgery to remove dead and infected tissue. On Tuesday I needed to have Sugarboy in Palo Alto to start the second part of the study he is participating in. On Wednesday the kids and I were leaving […]

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Staying Emotionally Safe

I don’t share my kids real names here or on Twitter or on Instagram. I want to keep my kids safe. Not just physically safe from predators and the like but also emotionally safe and preferably not searchable via web searches. I’m not alone. Many parent bloggers and PWD who blog don’t share their kids […]

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If We Have To Strip – Let’s Be Safe.

Earlier this summer Bennet author of YDMV  began a campaign to hold manufacturers of glucose test strips and meters accountable. The campaign StripSafely has reached far and wide. Last Wednesday there was a ‘Tweet In‘ members of the Diabetes Online Community and beyond sent thousands of tweets to members of congress and the FDA. (If you […]

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Unexpected Heroes

This is not the green bracelet post I promised. Still working on that. Each year at the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life conference individuals are recognized and awarded a plaque identifying them as Unexpected Heroes. As a conference attendee I am not privy to why or how individuals are chosen. I have great faith […]

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Unexpected Outcomes

Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil and apprehension, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints and rumination. It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over something unlikely to happen, such as the feeling of imminent death. Anxiety is feeling unrealistic fear, worry, and uneasiness, usually generalized and unfocused. It is often accompanied by restlessness, […]

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