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10 years… (2017-7-25)

10 years… 10 years of checking…checking blood…checking insulin pumps…checking if he’s high or low or somewhere in between…checking if he’s ok, I mean REALLY ok…checking if we’re good…checking if we got this. 10 years of needles…from syringes to pen needles to insulin pump inserter…10 years of OUCH and sometimes DAMN and other times TEARS…10 years […]


Teenage hands. (2016-11-6)

When we (yes, I typed ‘we’) were first diagnosed almost ten years ago, my son was a baby. A real live 4 year old baby. A baby in many other people’s eyes too. I mean, c’mon, 4 year olds are still adorable, cute, funny, silly and well, babies. I used to test his blood using […]


Eight years… (2015-7-25)

Eight years feels like a lifetime. But I certainly know it’s not. It flew by in the blink of an eye, or rather a click of a poker.   I want to share with you some things I’ve learned over these last 8 years A TOP TEN list if you will.   1.The experienced T1 […]