Time Flies!

The last few months have seen a lot of transitions for my family. Back in May, we celebrated my daughter’s high school graduation. In August we took her to college and said goodbye. Just a few days after we got home, Benny started high school. As I sit here in my now much-more-quiet house, I…

Clean It Out – #dblogweek

Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out.  What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out?  This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or emotionally hanging on to.  Why are you keeping it and why do you need to get rid…

Our Independence Day

This week marks seven years since we started Benny on an insulin pump. I remember joking about our independence from shots. Slade and I were excited to start on the Animas insulin pump. At two and a half years old, Benny wasn’t exactly so sure. From my post in 2007 (click here to read it all):…

Father’s Day

We’re spending Father’s Day this year taking Benny to diabetes camp. Or, as he calls it, “Best week of the year!” It got me thinking about dads and diabetes and how lucky I feel that Slade and I really are a team. Well, that’s a bit of a lie. Right now, Benny will only let…