A new norm · T1D technology · Travelling

Just keep swimming.

Luke loves swimming. In fact, he’s debating whether or not to go out for the middle school swim team next week. (I’m nudging him in the “DO IT!!!” direction.) Anytime we have a hotel stay, we have to make sure it has a pool. Preferably indoor, especially when it’s not summertime. A couple of weeks… Continue reading Just keep swimming.

A new norm · Travelling

116 miles apart.

I’m so thankful for a husband who is in this T1D thing with me. I’m also thankful for a mom/grandma who is willing to take time off work and keep Luke’s diabetes in check during the day. I had a 3-day conference in Chicago. This is a scary thing for a mom who is new… Continue reading 116 miles apart.

A new norm · Travelling


We had already planned to take a family vacation to Gatlinburg, TN this summer. We weren’t going to let T1D stop us, either! Getting ready for a trip, takes a whole lot more planning and packing when you have a kid with T1D. It’s recommended you take at least double the supplies you would normally… Continue reading Packing.