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(no) room for error

Today, something happened that made me hate diabetes. I mean, really hate diabetes. This is not to say that I’ve ever regarded diabetes in a positive light, but yet, somehow the knowledge that “at least it’s not cancer” has helped me begrudgingly tolerate its presence in our lives. Up until today, that is. I made … Continue reading

on health (part one)

Readers beware: I’m gettin’ up on my soapbox for a while. It is an understatement to say that I am concerned about health: that of mine, of my husband, of my family and friends, and most importantly, of my children. This is likely a perfectly “normal” concern of most people, though for me, it stems … Continue reading

bailing out the boat

The water is pretty deep when you have a young child with diabetes. It’s great fortune to have a good boat: supportive family, understanding friends, a knowledgeable medical team, and the welcoming embrace of the diabetes online community. As good as this boat is, well, we’re navigating The Perfect Storm. Water’s been in the hull … Continue reading