Packing when you have a T1.

We took a little road trip over the weekend for a family wedding a little over nine hours from here. When traveling with a child with Type 1, there is a whole lot more planning and packing to do than before diagnosis. Throughout the week, as I remembered diabetic things I needed to pack, I… Continue reading Packing when you have a T1.

A new norm · Travelling

T1D on vacation.

It’s time! It’s time! We’re going on vacation! This vacation was probably the most needed vacation we’ve ever taken. We rented a cabin in Pigeon Forge. It has a pool right across the road that we can use anytime. We didn’t have any definite plans, aside from meeting up with my college friend, Kim. It… Continue reading T1D on vacation.

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.