Tag: parenting and diabetes

What I learned on my JDRF 2013 Ride Recap Part 1: The one where I OWN IT

August 19, 2013By 9 Comments
What I learned on my JDRF 2013 Ride Recap Part 1: The one where I OWN IT

What could a 17-mile long, leg-pounding, tear-inducing, soul-crushing and then soul-soaring hilly cycling climb (that happens to be right smack in the middle of a century ride) have to do with the how to move past the sadness, heartbreak, isolation and sheer grief that a diabetes diagnosis (for you or your child or anyone you […]

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Mountains, the ugly cry and then the realization (The one when I must learn to fly too)

January 26, 2013By 5 Comments
Mountains, the ugly cry and then the realization (The one when I must learn to fly too)

It was early in the morning and I was in the base lodge of Taos Ski Valley, a mountain that looked to be a morph of everything I love on snow: cowboy-ish, woodsy, steep and natural; old school but enough modern to keep things moving. The sun was going to peek out over the mountains […]

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