You can teach lessons, but can you teach common sense? My 13 year old thinks that you “learn” common sense throughout the years! I think you are born with it. Here are a couple of situations that prompted the question: I gave the Barista at Starbucks my Gold Starbucks Rewards Card, and ordered two tall… Continue reading Common sense, are you born with it?
Frustrated beyond frustrated! How would you handle this: called Apria , our test strip provider to order the specific brand of test strips for Joey’s pump. It has a built in meter so you have to buy the specific brand. Our medical insurance always paid for them as it’s a diabetes related item. When we… Continue reading Messing with life support again!
As seen on Omnipod’s Suite D in May, 2014: Sometimes diabetes can seem like a monster to a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes. It looks over us at night – and every second of every day. It’s obviously not only us parents, but the kids themselves that feel like they are being… Continue reading Facing the Diabetes Monster Head On: Empowering Yourself and Others
Have you ever thought about crying and emotions? Why, when and where do you get emotional, what makes you cry. What makes you go into the “ugly cry?” Maybe a Hallmark movie, or a Budweiser commercial during the Holiday’s? Or type 1 diabetes? I cry for a couple reasons, but I get emotional over many… Continue reading Tears, Emotions, T1D