(Note to my readers: Sorry about the break. With the book coming out [Kindle next week; print mid June] and some other things, it’s been busy. But here I am, back again. Thanks for your patience). My daughter has … Continue reading New Tools: Do they need some Old School back up?
Some recent memes, videos and Facebook posts have me thinking: Can we motivate the world to want to help us cure diabetes by making them smile and cheer rather than cry? Or to put it more simply: Can supporting hope be happy? This thought goes way back for me, actually to nearly the beginning of my involvement in the research/cure community. Lauren was only about seven and she’d been asked to participate in a JDRF Gala video shoot. It was a really fun day – warm and clear and we spent all day on the beautiful grounds of Wellesley … Continue reading Can We Motivate the World With Happiness? (The one where I refuse to be sad all the time)
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