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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Wordless Wednesday

    No it’s not really wordless – thats really to high an expectation for my wordy brain. Its been 9 days since we returned from our trip to Florida for the Friends For Life conference and family time at Universal Studios/Harry Potter World. I’m still experiencing some withdrawals. I miss my friends terribly and […]

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Learning, Loving, Laughing & Tears

Our family just spent a week in Orlando at the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life conference. I have so much to share; things I learned, things that made me laugh, things that made me cry, things that made me go hmmm?. Where does one start? I’ve read over a dozen wonderful recaps. Many of […]

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HAWMC Wordless Wednesday(ish)

Today is Day 3 of the Health Activists Writers Month Challenge Today’s challenge – Wordless Wednesday – Post a picture that symbolizes your condition and experience. There is this part of diabetes, and there is this, and this.    

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Shout out to Stephanie

I just had the best conversation with Stephanie who works for Universal Studios Online ticket sales in Orlando. I am trying to move Heaven and Earth to get my family to the Friends for Life Children with Diabetes conference in Orlando this July. We had attended the conference in 07, 08, and 09. Finances and […]

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Freedom

This is my first remote post – meaning I am not sitting in my own desk chair with a dog curled up at my feet. I am currently sitting at a place called Main Event. It’s an arcade, pool hall, bowling alley, rock gym, laser tag place. It is a fantastically wonderful magical place! On […]

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Friends For Life

Friends 4 Life Sugarboy was dxd in Feb of 2007. During the week post diagnoses during my nightly searches for information about Type 1 diabetes I found the  Children With Diabetes website and a link to the Annual  Friends 4 Life conference held in Orlando each July. I didn’t hesitate to register our family for the conference […]

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