Today the type 1 community is saddened by the loss of another child to type 1 diabetes. It seems like this is happening more often than ever. Little Pearson Douglas, just one week shy of his first birthday, passed away from diabetes. Probably onset, because it’s so hard to tell when a baby has the… Continue reading God needed another Angel..
A lot of people make the comment to me that “they couldn’t do it.” Meaning deal with type 1 diabetes 24/7. Of course you could, what else can you do? When my grandson was diagnosed we were all in shock. None of us had dealt with type 1 before. We all read up on the… Continue reading Day after Day….
The argument could be that it’s the writers of NBC’s “Are you there, Chelsea?” that should be apologizing to the millions of people that they have offended or hurt because of a stupid, irresponsible comment that they felt would bring laughs. I think all involved should take responsibility and do the right thing, apologize and educate. This is what… Continue reading Really NBC?
Just want to send a shout out to those friends of ours that really define the word friend. If you look up the word friend in the dictionary you’ll find this: “a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.” Not very friendly sounding, but how do you define a friend? As… Continue reading Extraordinary Friends
How many times in a child’s life do they get asked the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” How many times do little boys and girls answer: “A Policeman or Firemen.” In fact, Joey has said for years that he wants to be a cop, he watches the… Continue reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
This is the year that every Catholic School sports minded kid waits for: 5th grade, the year that they can participate in their school sports program. Joey has been anxiously waiting to play basketball as an HA Charger since 4K. He looks great in the uniform, loves going to practice, loves his team and coaches.… Continue reading HA Charger vs. Type 1 Diabetes
It’s been a rough couple of nights at our house. Two nights ago I had an overwhelming feeling to check Joey’s blood sugar, at 2:30am. He was 46. This is extremely low and needs immediate attention. He drank a juice box, we rechecked in 15 minutes to make sure his bs went up. It did.… Continue reading One Night In The Life Of A Parent & Child With Type 1 Diabetes