More Than Meets the Eye

Day 5 of Diabetes Blog Week and the topic is More Than Diabetes. The prompt: ¬†Lets wrap up the week by sharing a little more about ourselves, beyond the chronic illness we or our loved ones live with. ¬†Share an interest, hobby, passion, something that…

Don’t Bring Me Down

Day 4 of Diabetes Blog Week and the topic is What Brings Me Down. This one is really hard for me. What brings me down is that my daughter has type 1 diabetes too. I was diagnosed at age 10. She was diagnosed at age…

Blamers Gonna Blame

Day 3 of Diabetes Blog Week 2017 and the topic is “The Blame Game.” Blame is a complicated concept. There are a lot of sides to this. I’ll start with other perceptions first, particularly in the healthcare field. I have had T1 for 39 years…

Type 1 – An Elitist Disease?

This is Day 2 of Diabetes Blog Week 2017 and the topic is The Cost of a Chronic Illness. I’ve titled this submission “Type 1 – An Elitist Disease.” That’s another one of my “jokes” that really isn’t a joke. I often tell people type…

Technological Difficulties

I’m so thrilled to be part of Diabetes Blog Week 2017! I just jumped into the blogosphere last week and had never heard of this, but what a great idea! Thanks so much to Karen at Bitter-Sweet for putting this week together and letting me…

A Type 1 Happy Mother’s Day

I’ve been thinking about doing a type 1 blog for a while now. So being that Mother’s Day is a few days away, I thought I’d kick it off now with a post on being a mom with type 1 diabetes. So here we go!…