Tag: #DivorcedDiabetes

August 22 / / Chasing Lows

I’ve been told lately that I might think too much about diabetes sugar surfing and trends and what have you. When She is with dad I sometimes manage to take a break from opening the blueloop text notificatons or Dexcom Follow app to peek at trends. Last night wasn’t one…

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 20 / / Advocacy

This is just one experience of our trip to Florida to be with our people. I’ll be writing about other experiences from Masterlab and FFL in coming posts. Masterlab, organized by the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), is a program filled with experts who are immersed, on various levels, in a life…

One of the reasons for starting this blog was to give a voice to managing diabetes in a non-traditional family situation. I’ve found nothing productive or kind on the internet about people who are going through this life in satisfactory mode. And, this is a little bit of venting. Call…

September 20 / / Diabetes On The Road

Both Shes were just loaded onto buses with 100+ other teenagers to head north for a marching band competition. Later they’ll head farther north to enjoy an overnight stay at a hotel and a full day at Cedar Point. The older She is on one bus with her besties, including…

August 23 / / T1D Awareness

Two days ago in the post Your Lowness, my girl inserted an infusion set in my right arm. There’s a certain amount of weight to it that makes me know it’s there. I guess the best comparison I can make to it is what it feels like to have a band aid…