You Are Enough For Me

What does insecurity cause? Fear Anger Depression Resentment I have been insecure with myself for nearly my entire life. I’ve rarely thought of myself as attractive or smart or funny or worth anyones effort. Insecurity leads to destructive behaviors and poor decisions fueled by fear, anger, depression and resentment. So my wish for the remainder […]

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Can You Spare a few Dollars? My Blood Sugar Is Low.

Yesterday I took my daughter and 3 friends into Seattle for a concert. The concert was scheduled to begin at 8pm. It was general admission seating and a sold-out show. That meant lining up outside the venue hours before the show in order to get a good seat. Of course it’s December in Seattle which […]

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Elle & Coach

Back in September I was asked if I would like to receive and review a copy of Elle & Coach by Stefany¬†Shaheen. Coach is a D.A.D, a diabetes alert dog. Elle is a CWD (child with diabetes). I responded to the invitation with candor. While I have not been anti-D.A.D. I haven’t been pro-diabetes alert […]

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An Honor And A Privilege

Having three kids with diabetes is hard. It sometimes means late nights. It sometimes means running supplies or even a forgotten insulin pump to the school. It sometimes means food fights. It sometimes means difficult ‘discussions’ about blood sugar checks. It sometimes means educating an uninformed or misinformed public. It sometimes means fighting with insurance. […]

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A Lesson In Parenting

Parenting lessons come at us in many ways. Some lessons are from friends or colleagues who have ‘been there, done that’. Some lessons are overt as with our own mothers or mother-in-laws that come to help with a new baby, especially the first baby. Some parenting lessons are learned by observing or experiencing ‘bad parenting’ […]

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