Tag: hope and diabetes

On Bret Michaels and his latest diabetes-related setback: The good news behind his brave fight

November 11, 2014By 5 Comments

    If you are in the D-world, you’ve probably heard that Bret Michaels has been ill. His BFF wrote a poignant recap of all that has happened on Bret’s Facebook page. Read it. It’s remarkable. So of course, many in the diabetes world are thinking, “could this be my child?” Here’s the thing: with […]

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I Held Hope In My Hands (The one were my daughter raises her hand and says “Let it be me”)

April 5, 2013By 17 Comments

Since Lauren was diagnosed way back in October of 1997, I’ve insisted we do two things consistently: not let diabetes steal our joy in life, and focus on “visualizing hope.” The first one has been a challenge but I’d check off “well played!” so far in our lives. The second? It’s not been easy. Hope […]

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Finding the answer to the question: What does hope look like? (The one when I’m profoundly moved)

July 29, 2012By 6 Comments

I’ve been searching for the answer to a question for many years now; pretty much as many years as Type 1 Diabetes has been a part of our lives. The question is this: What does hope look like? I’m talking visible, tangible, “I can reach out and touch this” hope. I’ve searched a lot of […]

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