It’s Spring break!! This year we will travel to KY to spend time with my parents, who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on April 9th. We rented an SUV to make the 530 mile trip. We had three teens and two dogs with us, that’s always a good time, add type 1 diabetes to… Continue reading Spring Break ’15
You know you have really great people in your life when you get a call that goes like this: “Therese, my 13-year-old son’s good friend was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Can you help me understand this disease and what I can offer the family to help them through this difficult time?” She said she thought… Continue reading The Best Gifts to Give a Family with a Newly Diagnosed Child with Diabetes
Someone asked me what I put in Joey’s Easter Basket. “Since he is a “diabetic,” and can’t have sugar it must be hard.” When confronted with this type of comment I have a few choices. I can be nice and respond by saying, “yes, it’s hard.” Or I can tell them how absurd the comment… Continue reading What’s in your Easter Basket?