Expect The Unexpected

That title is an over used quote and clich√©. 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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A community United

For the love of all things – ¬†stop trying to wage war on each other. Ok that may be a bit dramatic. It also doesn’t apply to most of my friends. But seriously no type of diabetes is easier or more difficult than another. No one asks for any type of diabetes and no one […]

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Dear Newly Diagnosed,

A friend just sent me a text telling me of her friend in the UK whose son was just diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He’s 11. If he is a wizard he’ll be heading off to Hogwarts in a month and no doubt Madam Pomfrey would fix him right up. Perhaps there is a potion […]

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