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This morning as I woke up, my first thought was..."This time next week I will have been up during the night to check my son's  bg levels!"  I know that parents who do this every night... Read Full Post
Submitted on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 08:32
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I recently began thinking about the most liberating thing that I learned after my son was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I have always said that it was to take life four hours at a time.... Read Full Post
Submitted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 06:20
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April 1 Mother Nature played a cruel joke on the area that I live in. We were subjected to an incredible amount of snow that just did not want to end.  I was not happy at all. To make... Read Full Post
Submitted on Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 05:20
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Today my phone went in for a cleaning. It wasn’t supposed to be cleaned but somehow it stayed in my pocket when the item I had been wearing before my shower went in to be washed.  Something told... Read Full Post
Submitted on Monday, March 31, 2014 - 06:36
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When a person is diagnosed with lung cancer do we blame them? Do we question their lifestyle and then make them feel ashamed? Do we minimize what has happened to them because they possibly brought in... Read Full Post
Submitted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 06:14
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Diabetes has a very steep learning curve.  Some of us have no medical knowledge and yet are forced to learn about giving needles and drawing blood. We must learn about nutrition and exercise... Read Full Post
Submitted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 09:13
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14 years ago today my world turned upside down. It was not a fork in the road. It was not a minor blip on the radar of life. A bomb exploded and it forever changed the landscape of my life... Read Full Post
Submitted on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 05:46
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For the past few weeks, I have been going through old photos for a variety of reasons. I came across this picture.  My young son looks so sweet and innocent. You would think such a picture... Read Full Post
Submitted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 15:20
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A number of months ago, I was honored when the folks at Spry Publishing contacted me and asked if I would be interested in reviewing an advanced copy of Kerri Sparling’s new book, Balancing Diabetes... Read Full Post
Submitted on Friday, March 7, 2014 - 08:58
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What if diabetes hadn’t entered our lives 14 years ago? What if my son never had to lance his finger or inject himself? What if we had never heard of insulin pumps or continuous glucose monitors?... Read Full Post
Submitted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 07:18


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