The Many Walks of Type 1 Diabetes

For those who have a child living with Type 1 Diabetes, there are many walks in life that others will never take. For our family, the first of these walks occurred when our youngest daughter, Maddie, was 7 years old. We walked her into Brenner's Emergency Room, after having been told by our pediatrician that … Continue reading The Many Walks of Type 1 Diabetes

CGM, JDRF & a WALK

(quick sketch with Bic pen) Many of you know the hero who lives in our home. You've read about her diagnosis six years ago, the ups and downs of living with Type 1 Diabetes, her bravery and courage in the face of the daily challenges of managing the disease, and the Walk we look forward … Continue reading CGM, JDRF & a WALK

Walk Together

Life should be lived walking through it together. Burdens are best carried arm in arm with friends. Joy breaks forth when many feet move in a common direction. Love is felt when others choose to walk alongside us. Yes. Yes. and Yes. All of this, and so much more, I experience when we Walk for a Cure … Continue reading Walk Together

The Good Dose of Reality

I received a text from my youngest daughter Maddie when she was at school on Thursday morning.  Sitting at the computer, I was marveling at all the "likes" and "congrats" and purchases for my children's book, Genevieve and the Kite. It felt like my kite was flying high in the breeze and I was along … Continue reading The Good Dose of Reality