Tag: #dexcom

Every summer my She’s go on vacation with the entire He’s family to a rented house on a beautiful lake. It’s an easy, breezy, fun week of boating, tubing, food, games, walks and laughter. It’s a vacation I enjoyed for many years before the pain of separation entered our lives.…

July 3 / / Friends

This is easily one of my favorite questions asked while in the company of lifelong friends, because most “remember whens” crack us up so much it makes us look like we are the most fun people on the planet. Every few months or so, a group of my friends from…

June 11 / / Teens and T1D

Dexcom Share – Week One This past year I’ve been interested enough to read about the #wearenotwaiting crowds’ experience with their CGMs and special rigs, the initial Dexcom cradle set up, and now the official Dexcom Share. As a mom of a teen with diabetes (why hasn’t anyone started the…

She’s sleeping soundly – at 40. It took a lot to wake her up. Hypoglycemia unawareness scares the crap out of me, and it should. There’s no waking up shaky, with sheets and clothing that are soaking wet. This has been her lowest blood glucose I’ve taken since diagnosis. If…

September 5 / / Chasing Lows

What a drag. As in, we’re all dragging our butts around this world today. A teenager, a he and a me. She fell asleep in her freshman AP Human Geography class today. The teacher called her out. She’s a straight-A student. It mortified her. She fell hard and had no…