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Taking care of you….

For the past two plus years I noticed that our lives revolved around our family, around T1D, and trying to balance work, school (I mean hey we have two parents in college too), just everything in between.  Around 6 months ago or so, actually right when I started this blog, I started becoming very overwhelmed. …

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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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The Last Straw….

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!

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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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