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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Halloween is just around the corner and for the newly diagnosed T1D (and those not so newly diagnosed) Halloween can be a spooky (sorry, couldn’t resist!) ¬†time of uncertainty. This is a “holiday” after all that revolves around candy and all things sweet. When…

October 25, 2016
General Posts by Jen

Beautiful Reasons to be Happy

Today’s post is a post for me. I needed a little reminder today that my happiness is not dependent on any one thing. It’s not dependent on how much I achieve at work. It’s not dependent on anyone’s approval of me and it’s not…

October 22, 2016
Healthy Eating Posts by Jen

Wanted: Cookies!

One thing that has drastically changed over the years are our eating habits. Ever since Jake’s diagnosis, we are way more mindful of what goes into his body. One thing his Endocrinologist made sure to tell us though is that Type 1 Diabetics can…

October 17, 2016
Life With T1D Posts by Jen

The Long Week

Another rough day today. In fact, this whole week has been rough. Jake’s blood sugar keeps spiking up and I have no idea why. We usually see this when he’s sick or starting to come down with something. He did have some gastro symptoms…

October 12, 2016
Life With T1D Posts by Jen

One of Those Days

Today is just one of those head scratching days when it comes to T1D. Jake’s blood sugar started going up overnight after being consistently low most of last night. I set alarms and checked him 4 times in the middle of the night and…

October 10, 2016
Life With T1D Posts by Jen

Welcome to Our World!

My son and I have decided to start using our voices to bring more awareness to Type 1 Diabetes and the need for a cure. Our lives with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) began 5 years ago and have never been the same since. After…

October 9, 2016