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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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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Whack A Mole

When my kids were younger I would take them to Chuck E Cheese often. We lived in Texas and the summers were hot so the days we didn’t hang by the pool we would hang out with the mouse. Yes it was a petri dish of germs. No I didn’t take hand sanitizer, might not […]

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Random Encounters

It wasn’t the first time I met someone with a diabetes connection while in line to get a latte, probably won’t be the last. Last weekend the daughter and I were in target. After checking out we stopped by the Starbucks located inside Target. (How ingenious is it to have Starbucks inside Target? If only […]

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oh F***

I’m torn. Really seriously torn. I want to give these kids kudos. I want to congratulate them and wish them luck at the Grammies. I want to thank them for raising awareness about the dangers of sugars and how eating unhealthy can/will lead to obesity and other health issues. The thing is – I can’t. […]

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Screw Schrodinger

I am not a scientist. I vaguely remembered the lessons of Schrödinger’s Cat in regards to thought process and even less in regards to Quantum Mechanics when I was briefly introduced to it in some philosophy class in college. I was only reminded of it while watching an episode of “The Big Bang Theory” (funny […]

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Posters Save Lives

A day behind with Day 5 of Health Activists Writers Month Challenge. (In my defense I did post yesterday and yesterday’s post was viewed more than any other post I’ve ever written – it just wasn’t my Day 5 post – Thank you to all who viewed the post and shared your thoughts – your […]

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Diabetes In A Cup

First, let me apologize for not having blogged in some time. 2013 started off crazy busy, then there was the flu that took down my boys and me, followed by a week of catch up with life, followed by a great visit with friends from TX that included sneaker waves, boobie cars, and stupid dune […]

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Best Betes Blogs

What is the end result of a fabulous Diabetes meet-up aside from love and laughter? A suggestion, nay request that I host the Best Betes Blogs for November. What could I say after Sara brought me a bottle of sand and shells from Florida. I didn’t realize what a fabulous honor and treat it would […]

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