Monthly Archives: June 2013

Gravitas

In the past few weeks I’ve had a recurring nightmare that I have forgotten to give insulin. I don’t remember much of the actual dream but I wake up completely disoriented with my heart pounding and usually scoop up sleeping … Continue reading

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Diabuddies

Eliza attempted her first sleepover last night. She is blessed to be friends with a little girl named Quinn who lives down the street and who also has Type 1. ¬† She was a bit nervous but wanted to try … Continue reading

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Free Snacking

Eliza enjoys having certain free snacks between meals . They do not affect blood sugar and she can have up to 3 free snacks daily.¬†Free snacks are any food, drink, condiment, or seasoning that contains less than 20 calories and … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Milestones

We are five months post diagnosis and Eliza has started checking her own blood sugar. She really had no interest in doing it herself until she started hanging out with another little girl on our street who also has Type … Continue reading

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