It is something I only ever heard of. Neither of our families has a diabetic history of any kind… That we know of in anyways. Perhaps you are also the parent of a Type 1 Diabetic kid and don’t always know what to do or what to feel or think or say or anything. Here’s the thing: neither do I! I share with you my experiences and feelings. Please don’t see this as a place to come to for advice, I am all for moral support, nothing else.

Be happy (and all that other good stuff)

I have been trying this new thing for the last couple of days and I believe it has made a significant impact on my life. Generally, I am a happy person. I enjoy an inappropriate joke at the most inappropriate time, I appreciate the laughter coming from the school...

When your doctor uses the D-word

Today marks the 3-month anniversary of our tiny human's diagnosis: Diabetes Type 1. It feels like so many moons ago, yet it feels like yesterday. "I am sorry," said the doctor, "your child is diabetic". I remember standing in the children's ward saying shit and not...

Do one thing every day that scares you

Do one thing every day that scares you. I have been stuck on this line for months now. I am not saying I am not afraid of anything... in fact... My list is fairly long when I sit down and think about all the stuff I am petrified of. But to actually do one thing that...

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