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.
In the beginning there wasn't a need for a 504 plan, but as time went on it was something that was just necessary to make sure we were protected, Abbie was protected and even the school was protected.
When he told me it was OK for her to be at 350 for 4 hours or more during the SOLs and he criticized my parenting skills, I knew that we had reached a fork in the road we couldn't come back from... I was done!
What works for one does not work for others and I think we learned that the hard way. Eating whatever Abbie wanted just did not work for her no matter how we tried...she felt miserable for all the extreme highs and hard crashes, but we also hated being scolded at the Endo's office. So what did we do?