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stupid is as stupid does

When becoming an artificial pancreas, it’s certainly recognized that there is a learning curve. Mine has felt quite steep and has been wrought with errors. I’ve tried to be easy on myself when making errors, though my default setting is relentless frustration. Most of my errors have been ones that have not put Madeline in … Continue reading

relentless

In the past two days, the Diabetes Shit-Storm has been relentless. It started at lunchtime on Wednesday, when I (kinda-temporarily) forgot to give Madeline insulin to cover her lunch on Wednesday. Oh-yes-I-did. No excuses, and only one explanation: I’m a moron. Later that evening, a misery-inducing flu virus hit the two of us head-on. This, … Continue reading

(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