Category Archives: Diabetes

World Diabetes Day – Hannah’s perspective

I was going through the stack of papers Hannah brought home from school today and came across a paper she wrote regarding her weekend. I asked her if I could post it as she’s been wanting to do a ‘guest” … Continue reading

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6 Things I’d Like People To Know About Diabetes

It’s DBlogDay and this year’s topic is 6 Things Hannah and I’d Like People To Know About Diabetes. 1. Hannah would like every non-diabetic kid to know that just because she gets to carry gummy bears around and eat them … Continue reading

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That thud you heard?

Was me, falling off the wagon. I started the month out with the grandest of intentions but I just couldn’t keep up over the weekend with a post a day. Which gives me guilt because I whine about typing a … Continue reading

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Can we count on you?

A member of our local JDRF chapter forwarded this video out to our mailing list this morning and I will admit to tearing up at work while I watched it. It is so hard to explain to parents whose children … Continue reading

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Insurance ramblings

We live in a small town and our pharmacist is approximately three blocks away. Lou isn’t a franchise, he’s a small store with a huge heart that takes care of my family when a need for medication arises. When you … Continue reading

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Election day ramblings

Voting stresses me out. I never feel that I know enough about a candidate and bluntly, I don’t believe half of what they spew to the media anyway. As far as I’m concerned, voting is the best example of choosing … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo kick off

A post a day during the month of November. No biggie…right? It is not only a biggie, it’s downright intimidating. This is it, my kick off to NaBloPoMo and my personal promise to do my best to update on a … Continue reading

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Of cinnamon and herbs.

I told Hannah the other night that I was sorry, she could have been cured by now but I’m obviously a rotten mother. According to the email I received from Prevention Magazine, if I had just given her the right … Continue reading

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Diabetes Art Day

Lee Ann over at The Butter Compartment has declared September first, Diabetes Art Day. What an awesome concept! What’s bothered me for some time is the amount of waste we generate with infusion sites and test strips and plastic wrapping … Continue reading

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Flying high with Diabetes

As anyone that has traveled knows, flying with kids can be tricky at best. We won’t even get into the time my oldest hooked his then size 12′s (now progressed to a 13) on a jetway and tripped, breaking both … Continue reading

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