It seemed appropriate for me today to repost this – Another D Candle Day. While as always I don’t have a blue candle on my facebook page, I have one (actually A Clara Barton Camp Candle) burning in my heart … Continue reading Another D Candle Day: How is a mom to let her child with Diabetes live her life?
Hi Guys — back from a blog break. I am really hoping to hear from some adults with Type 1 on this one — how much do you still need your parents and expect them to intervene for you? At what age did you begin to not expect accommodations? We parents (mostly me) can learn from you! The same goes for parents whose kids are now adults. One more aside: I am going to write out Type 1 Diabetes the first time each blog and then refer to it is T1D from here on in. I was at an informational … Continue reading Diabetes as your child transitions to adult: It’s hard to let go
A note to friends and family and readers in general who have been to ROI — I hope you add your thoughts to the comment section so more folks can learn all about ROI! Okay this is going to sound … Continue reading Riding On Insulin and the joy of setting kids with D free
It all started the last Monday of January. It was just past 6 p.m. and I was walking through my gym locker room, on my way to my super-crazy, over-the-top ridiculously-hard two and a half hour spin class. I was wearing my brand spanking new bike shoes and chatting with a friend. It hit me like a lightning bolt: something shot down my back, knocked the wind of out me and buckled my legs. Before I even could think, I was on the ground in over-the-top pain. It was my back. I’ve never had a back problem before; I have … Continue reading An injury, some pain and a new respect for adults with Type 1
Today is the Diabetes Online Community’s (DOC’s) self-proclaimed “Day of Hope.” Around the world, folks are writing the word “hope” on their hand and posting pics of it for all to see. It’s rather cool, if I might say so … Continue reading On DOC Hope day: A story recalled