Infants & Insulin

Losing Control of Diabetes

Losing Control of Diabetes
But what happens when sweet little Carter wants to be more independent and to control his own sugar? Will he be easily motivated, wanting to make sure he stays in a good range so he always feels his best? Will he do it so that he can play sports with minimal interruption from diabetes? Will he keep himself well so he can keep dating a girl he really likes? What if he feels as though he has NO motivators to keep his sugar in range? What if one night he’s just too tired to treat the low that’s just getting lower? What if he rolls over, snoozes the alarm and thinks he’ll just deal with the high in a few hours, after a bit more sleep?

Stop Your Staring!

Stop Your Staring!

"Sometimes, I just get the urge to scream, "HE"S DIABETIC! I'M REALLY NOT A CRAP MOM!!!"

Who can relate? Do you go out of your way to explain what you're doing or do you just ignore it and move on? How comfortable are you educating the public on yours or your child's illness? 

Growing up as a non-diabetic with a Diabetic sibling

Growing up as a non-diabetic with a Diabetic sibling

Having three kids is a blessing and a circus, all at once! It gets even crazier when you add a chronic illness like Type One Diabetes to the mix. How on Earth are parents to manage the craziness when one child seems to take up more of their time than the other(s)? In this blog post, we talk about a few simple ways to keep the entire family on the same page and attempt to keep life balanced for everyone. 

3 Things you Wish your Endo had Told you!

3 Things you Wish your Endo had Told you!
3 Things I wish I'd known post-diagnosis! You know, the beginning stages, where everything is super fresh and confusing! Here are some tips/suggestions to make your life a little less stressful!

Admitting My Ignorance

Admitting My Ignorance
Admittedly, I stepped away from blogging for several weeks. I read all these articles about how to write a good blog post and post content that peo...

The Gateway to Diabetes (in our opinion)

The Gateway to Diabetes (in our opinion)
One would think by the time our third child was born, nothing could surprise us or make us scratch our heads. Then Carter came into our lives. From...

Grieving Lost Time

Grieving Lost Time
“I did not enjoy Carter as a newborn and yes, I for sure feel like a terrible mother for saying that” It’s funny; I’ve never been one of those mom...