Archive for January, 2012

D-Mom Action Figure: Master of the ER

January 29, 2012By 8 Comments
D-Mom Action Figure: Master of the ER

(A note to my faithful readers: I apologize for the time between posts at this time of year. In my “real life” I work as a ski and adventure writer [poor me] and I travel quite a bit. I hope you understand, and see it as a example of not letting diabetes stop you from […]

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Today is a GDD — Great Diabetes Day

January 18, 2012By 11 Comments
Today is a GDD — Great Diabetes Day

“So, Mom: You write about the rough days. Are you going to write about this good day?” Abso-freakin-lutely, Lauren. Abso-freakin-lutely. Yesterday was Lauren’s endo appointment, her first one since going to “Diabetes Rehab” (her name for it, not mine!) last August. Because she’s far away in college, it’s not easy to schedule endo appointments. And […]

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Our Diagnosis Story

January 11, 2012By 23 Comments
Our Diagnosis Story

We Diabetes parents and patients tend to tell our “war stories” when together, and the one that resonates most is always the diagnosis story. I’ve decided to share ours today. Feel free to share yours as well. I never sent my kids to pre-school. Or, as I learned to say after suffering the wrath of […]

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Community: Can we make it “real?”

January 7, 2012By 1 Comment
Community: Can we make it “real?”

  Today I find myself, for reasons outside of this blog, thinking about community. Not my town or my church or temple, but the “world” I joined more than 14 years ago: the Diabetes World. Back when Lauren was diagnosed, there pretty much was no online world. There certainly were no diabetes bloggers. It was […]

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25 Things: A fun post day

January 5, 2012By 6 Comments
25 Things: A fun post day

I love those “25 Things You Don’t Know” columns in magazines, I figured I’d do a blog kind of like them. And I’ve been thinking lately how we all know one another mostly by our “D-Monikers,” and don’t know a lot about the rest of our lives. So today, here is a peek into the […]

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