Category: Our Sweet Life Story

Fight for what you want…

I think it was around the middle of May that Abbie came up to me and told me she wanted to go back on shots. She said she was tired of being on a pump and having to unplug for swimming and other activities. I was okay with this but I knew it was not the only reason why she was saying these things. I knew it was the anxiety over the infusion changes that had her willing to go back to shots. So, I went looking again at other options even though I would be happy to let her be MDI if that is what she really wanted.

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I think we’re alone now…

You know when Abbie was first diagnosed, I think I stated my husband and I knew absolutely nothing further than what the hospital told us, what the internet could briefly inform us, and what little I remember from health class about Type 1 Diabetes.  Don’t get me wrong the internet is full of fantastic information…

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Totally figuring it out…. not…

Let me tell you something about T1D….
The moment you think you have everything under control, everything is tightly reined in, numbers are looking fantastic, something will change. Whether the air shifts in the atmosphere, the stars are no longer aligned, your 11-year-old starts puberty, or decides she wants to hoard her low snacks, just know always be prepared to change it somehow and don’t let it get you down when it happens, because it will happen.

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