A couple of years ago my dad helped me track down my official discharge records. We always knew I was diagnosed in April, but now I have the actual date. April 26, 1980 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. It is a date that I mark with tremendous gratitude. Two generations ago I would not be here today. It is a date where I mentally recognize all of the hard work, … [Read more...] about 31 Year Diabetes Anniversary
Later this month I will be celebrating my 30 year anniversary of living with type 1 diabetes. As that number gets bigger, the more important it is for me to pay attention to the little things. As that number gets bigger, the more important it is for me to be careful about routine personal hygiene things, like trimming my toenails. In almost 30 years, I've heard a lot … [Read more...] about Toenails?
Thank you all for the outpouring of love and support as I crossed my 29th year of living with type 1 diabetes. You all never fail to amaze me with the support you offer. Wendy mentioned that it must have been weird reading through all of those old records, and she was right. Back in the "olden days", doctors didn't always have their notes transcribed, or use computers. … [Read more...] about Who’s Truth is True?