It’s hard for me to believe that we are still battling stuff like this. In all actuality though, the battle of keeping kids with diabetes safe at school is getting harder. With budget cuts leading to less nurses on staff, and the need to spread nurses across multiple schools, I just shake my head in [...]Continue Reading →
On June 27, 2012, I attended a JDRF Research Update meeting. I sent out a message on Facebook and Twitter about being there and that I was enjoying the updates. There were a handful of people who asked me to share what I was learning. So here we go!
JDRF Research has been split into [...]Continue Reading →
I need to get this off of my mind. Because my blog started as an outlet to deal with the often hard and unclear emotional mess diabetes brings, I somehow feel it best to do it here.
My best childhood friend’s dad passed away recently, and the funeral is tomorrow. My friend lived just [...]Continue Reading →
Anyone else remember when treating a low involved sugar cubes or tubes of cake frosting?
Have you ever had a tube of cake frosting break open in your pocket? Or tried to carry around a baggie full of white powder that started off as a bunch of sugar cubes?
I’m thankful that today’s options travel [...]Continue Reading →
“Diabetes is like being expected to play the piano with one hand while juggling items with another hand, all while balancing with deftness and dexterity on a tightrope”— Marlene Less, 1983
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