Archive for September, 2009

Ugh! Media! (2009-9-29)

As a parent of a child living with Type 1 diabetes and a self proclaimed Type 1 crusader I find it very annoying that mass media will not distinguish between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in their stories. The addition of 4 extra letters and 1 number, TYPE2, would save me from the hassle […]

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I should have it too. (2009-9-24)

Being a mom of a child with Type 1 diabetes is difficult because it is the one thing that I cannot say to my son, “I know how you feel.” When my son skins his knee outside on the driveway, I can ease his pain with a band aid and a story. I can tell […]

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Knowing nods by unknowing people. (2009-9-16)

As a parent of a child living with Type 1 diabetes I find that whenever I mention that my son has Type 1 diabetes I am bombarded with knowing nods by unknowing people. Over the last couple of days with the inception of my son’s official school career I have had to tell many people […]

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