Days of Wine and Noses

by Erin

Mood: Relaxing with a glass of wine.

Goal: Hoping to fight off any impending viral or bacterial invaders.

Result: Emergen-C Pinot. A “healthy buzz.” (Alese double dog dared me to put that corny line in there. And I love it.) Continue reading →

Laughter is the Best Medicine…

by Erin

I hope you all find the humor in this like I do… or maybe I’m just in the giggly phase of sleep deprivation. Continue reading →

By The Pricking Of My Thumbs… 

Something Wicked This Way Comes

“Don’t let them drink your tears and want more! Will! Don’t let them take your crying, turn it upside down and use it for their own smile! I’ll be dammed if death wears my sadness for glad rags. Don’t feed them one damn thing, Willy, loosen your bones! Breathe!” Something Wicked This Way Comes, p. 310

by Erin

Halloween has always been one of my favorite traditions. I’m not even into the really spooky stuff. I like the fun and pageantry of it all. Continue reading →

Kool & the Gang

by Erin

Giggling over the goofy things we do in our house keeps me motivated. We often belt out “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang when it is time to calibrate Grasshopper’s Dexcom. Only here we sing:

Caaaaalibration time, come on! It’s a calibration. Continue reading →

Brave Day 2016

”Courage is not the absence of fear, but the acquired ability to move beyond fear.” ~ Matthew Kelly

by Erin

Today was Grasshopper’s third anniversary of his diagnosis. We have come so far and learned so much since that frightening day two days after Christmas in 2013. Continue reading →