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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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The Honeymoon Phase…

Let me start off by whoever made up this name is a deceiver. When I read up on the “Honeymoon Phase” of Type 1 Diabetes I read all kinds of stories about kids going from a ton of insulin every day to barely any insulin every day; to scary highs and scary lows. The parents…

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Lavash Flat Bread Pizzas

I promised to make this post short and sweet… Normal pizza has roughly 35g of carbs per slice, this has approximately 10g for the entire pizza.  The only way you could add more would depend on toppings. I start out with Joseph’s Lavash Bread Flat Bread.  These are soft and delicious and only 6g Net…

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The Next Couple Days…

The first night Abbie was home I don’t think I took a breath.  I kept waiting for something to happen, something to go wrong and for us to have rush her the hour drive to the Children’s Hospital.  She rushed in with all of her balloons and flowers and wrapped her little arms around me. …

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OMG Crab Cakes

Abbie has been begging me for weeks to make salmon cakes since she has a love for seafood that I just do not understand or share.  That is something her and her Dad have in common and I try very hard to accommodate it at least once every couple of weeks with shrimp scampi or…

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