Not Found Dead With A Toilet Brush

Seriously I should have paid much closer attention in chemistry class. Ok, I should have paid some attention in chemistry class. Is it really common knowledge that ammonia and bleach create a toxic gas that can kill? Surely not every single other adult knows this except me, right? Damnit. So as a substitute teacher I […]

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Use Your Words To Protect Health Care

Did you know that liquid DayQuil is an excellent chaser for Robitussin? Day 4 of a cold that won’t quit. Day 2 of Diabetes Blog Week. I worked all day teaching a classroom of kindergartners and explaining to them for the second day that I couldn’t high-five, shake hands, or give hugs because I didn’t […]

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Expect The Unexpected

That title is an over used quote and cliché. I’m sick so hopefully you’ll give me a little leeway because creativity is not on the table this morning. Seriously the mother of all colds hit me hard Saturday morning and hasn’t let up. Today is Day 1 of diabetes blog week. Diabetes blog week is […]

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Lost & Low at 4000ft

When you have 3 hours of waiting and nothing to do but pace the floor of the ski patrol office the worst case scenarios are what play through your head. We moved to Washington state in March of 2014. Prior to that we had not lived in an area that was big on downhill skiing. […]

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I May Owe Him My Daughter’s Life

As a parent of a child (ok multiple children) with diabetes there are times when I have missed small hour alarms and slept through the night after some major correction bolus at bedtime only to wake in a startled panic holding my breath until I see my child breathing the next morning. I haven’t ever […]

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