24 Years

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Today marks my 24th diabetes anniversary, diaversary.  It doesn’t really feel all that momentous.  Next year, 25, will be a big one but this year just seems like another day.  I’m glad I have gone another year without any new complications. But as I’m getting older and as I have been struggling with blood sugars […]


Friday Five-December Edition

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The last few weeks have been very busy for me.  November was a busy month (son’s first birthday, Thanksgiving, Diabetes Awareness Month-although I didn’t do much this year for it, etc) so things like shopping for Christmas, decorating for Christmas and ordering Christmas cards that I normally have done in November, I’ve just recently completed […]


20 Years with Diabetes

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20 years ago today, this happened: My pediatrician obviously had the best doctor’s handwriting but I can make out some of the words.  I can read urinating and drinking a lot, lost 11 pounds in 4 months, no appetite and Diabetes Mellitus.  Yep-check, check, check and check.  I was rushed to the hospital and my […]