Stream of Consciousness

I’m a mom with three kids with diabetes. It is a thankless job. A job that comes with many arguments, tears and fears. A job that requires a lot of attention much of the time and a still a job that requires me to back the hell off much of the time. There are fights […]

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I Wasn’t Talking To You

Having multiple kids with diabetes can be a real challenge. <<<< Biggest understatement ever.   Someone is always high or low or out of insulin or needs a site change or can’t find their meter or forgot to dose for a snack or has a low battery in a diabetes related device. There. Is. Always. […]

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I’m just here for the gloves.

It is 2015 and just so there is no confusion later this really is the year Marty came to in the future. Although that has absolutely nothing to do with this post. Honestly it has nothing to do with anything but somehow that picture has shown up on my Facebook feed a half-dozen times since […]

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Purple Because Aliens Don’t Wear Hats

If you accidentally bolus 25 units of insulin when only 3.5 units were needed and each unit of insulin will reduce blood sugar by 50 points while every 10 grams of carbs would normally require 1 unit of insulin and your blood sugar was 300, keeping in mind fast acting insulin takes approximately 20 minutes […]

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Size Matters

Last night around midnight I woke to check Sugarboy’s blood sugar. He uses the Animas Ping pump with Ping meter. The Ping meter uses the One Touch Ultra test strips. We have been using the Ping and One Touch Ultra meters for over 7 years. We love the Ping and feel pretty good about the […]

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