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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Primum Non Nocere

When we embark into the realm of social media we leave ourselves vulnerable to the harbingers of doom as well as to other more sinister types of people. Harbingers are not to be confused with trolls – folks who intentionally set out to cause disruption and chaos. Harbingers are not charlatans – folks who claim […]

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Batteries Not Included

Middle kid is on a field trip today. He’s s an 8th grader. He knows everything and can handle everything. I’m not even sure why he still lives here. Sigh. Anyway – I totally get why he strongly requested that I not volunteer to be a chaperone on his field trip. Most teenage boys don’t […]

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It’s The Difference Between a Flip Phone and a Smartphone

Hey there. I’m still here in the bathtub. Sorry – elementary school teacher in me sneaking out referencing a children’s book of poems. I can’t remember the last time I wrote, and I’m too lazy to click back on archived posts – Im guessing the last post would be archived since it’s defiantly been a […]

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I Get It Wrong Often

Last night my Middles, (13 year old teen boy) was over 400 before going to bed. He was 238 before dinner and bolused (used his insulin pump to deliver insulin into his body) for dinner with extra insulin to correct the high. That was 4 hours before he was going to bed. He was surprised […]

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