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low-ly adventures

I know that the highs and lows are part of this experience, but I have a long way to go in building up my emotional resilience to handle the swings. Although there’s really very little that’s funny to me about T1, finding the humor in challenging situations is going to be a saving grace, I … Continue reading

on guard

Fear and Worry. I’ve spent a good deal of my life suspended in these states of feeling. Though I’m not one to¬† size up the “fairness” of my life experiences with those of other people’s lives, I think I can say that I’ve had my share of the kind of experiences that invite Fear and … Continue reading

the day our lives changed forever

Madeline and her siblings–like most other kids in our community–had been pummeled week after week, all winter long, with one virus after another. So, when she fell ill on the night of March 5, 2011, I chalked it up to yet another gastrointestinal bug. I stayed up with her all night long, the two of … Continue reading