Vocabulary.

The only political post you’ll find here.

I was scrolling through my Facebook timeline the other day and this graphic popped up. I was reading through it and when I got to the “Accept Syria Refugee,” I wondered why Johnson needed to check the refugees’ BG. It took me awhile to realize he doesn’t need a blood glucose level, but a background… Continue reading The only political post you’ll find here.

A new norm · Everyday life. · family · Tips & tricks

Poking Fun at Diabetes

During my giveaway, DeeDee Diabetic contacted me and offered a copy of her book as an additional prize. I was already grateful, but she also wanted to send one to Luke! How sweet is that?! Luke’s copy of Poking Fun at Diabetes arrived yesterday. Today we got to sit down and read it. Oh my word! We… Continue reading Poking Fun at Diabetes

A new norm · Everyday life.

You know you’re a T1D mom when…

You know you’re a T1D mom when… *you carry a bag, not a purse. *you’ve always got juice and/or candy on your being. *you wear a smart watch, but the numbers on your watchface don’t represent the time. *people wonder why you are constantly checking your phone and/or “the time.” *you know how many carbs… Continue reading You know you’re a T1D mom when…

A new norm · Everyday life.

Still a kid.

Being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 11 made Luke grow up pretty quickly in some ways. He has to constantly pay attention to how he’s feeling to detect highs and lows. He has to keep track of all of his devices- his phone, his Dex receiver, his bag of supplies. (This has been… Continue reading Still a kid.