Hottie and I officially made it ten years in August!! Not all of it has been Instagram worthy. What real relationship is??? He is my guy and life would be so much less fun without him. Continue reading →
Gabbing with Grasshopper
Him: What did you say those big kids in white clothes were doing at school today? Typeonediabetesdo?
Me: Do you mean taekwondo?
Today we are kicking type 1 diabetes martial arts style! Conversations like this remind me that we each see the world from our own lens. Grasshopper’s perspective is different than mine. Type 1 diabetes is part of his frame of reference for the world. It has been for the majority of his six years of life and will be until, God willing, there is a cure. But in the mean time, we will continue living each day, overcoming each new obstacle, passing the tests type one diabetes throws our way. This is our life. This is his life. He takes each day as it comes and keeps going. Type 1 diabetes is a part of his life, not the whole of his life. Typeonedo!
That’s what the mom right before me in line to check in late to school had written in the “reason” column. Continue reading →
We are HUUUUGE fans of the Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM) here at Sugar Rush Survivors. It has helped our lives in so many big and small ways. So when there is news about new developments in Dexcom technology, like the FDA approving the release of the Dexcom G6, we get excited! Exhibit A: an evening of text messages between me and Alese.
When it snows in the South life grinds to a halt. For us the three inches we got in one night was a BIG DEAL. Continue reading →
I’m about to enjoy a little post Christmas multitasking pampering. The kids are asleep and Mr. Mister is too because he isn’t feeling well. Unfortunately he has the same cold I did last week. I put on my ridiculous fluffy socks. Continue reading →
Grasshopper’s class went to the zoo the week before Thanksgiving. It was his first field trip as a kindergartner. He was thrilled to go to the zoo with his school friends but he was absolutely beside himself about going there on a big yellow school bus! Continue reading →