Monthly Archives: May 2013

Carb Counting or The Making of a Meal

One of the biggest changes we faced after Eliza’s diagnosis was meal planning. B.D. (before diabetes) we did not eat a tremendous amount of carbohydrates. We were not strict Paleo, but we did strive to eat as close to Paleo as possible. … Continue reading

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MUSC Urban Farm Tour

On Saturday we headed to downtown Charleston for a social event put together by some of our Diabetes team. It gives families living with T1 an opportunity to meet.  We visited the MUSC Urban Farm.  It is a beautiful space nestled on the grounds of MUSC.  It serves as … Continue reading

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Much Ado about Ominopd

On Thursday we had our appointment with the CDE. We go to the Endocrinology clinic every three months. Sometimes we meet with the Endocrinologist and other times we meet with the nurse, dietitian and/or social worker. We are lucky that our clinic is only … Continue reading

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Thank You!

  I want to thank everyone who donated money and walked with our team Lancets and Lollipops at the Charleston JDRF walk this year. We raised $2,033! We are so blessed to have so many wonderful people in our lives.  … Continue reading

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Is the Honeymoon Over?

Last week was probably the hardest week for me since diagnosis. Eliza started showing signs of a mild cold on Friday. On Saturday her blood glucose levels started to go up. We have been very lucky that since December we … Continue reading

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Sweet Eliza

This is my sweet Eliza. My husband Peter took this picture of us three short months before Eliza was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.  Three months before a blood test result on Christmas Eve changed our lives forever.  I am … Continue reading

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