(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
Tag: juvenile diabetes
A Grateful Girl!
A couple of Sundays ago, Maddie told me on our way home, that in Children's Church, the teacher asked them all a question: What is something you are thankful for and why? "Mom", she said, "I've always felt thankful for insulin, and that is what I said. But I don't think it ever really hit … Continue reading A Grateful Girl!
Mr. Whicker & Maddie: A Diabetes Story
In early December of 2009, Mr. Whicker knocked on our front door. My parents answered the door, as Randy and I and Maddie were not there. My parents had come to stay with our two older children since we were at Brenner's Children's Hospital. My parents told Mr. Whicker where we were and why. Maddie … Continue reading Mr. Whicker & Maddie: A Diabetes Story
October means The JDRF Walk!
It's been TWO YEARS since Maddie and I participated in the JDRF Walk for the Cure. Last fall was just too crazy and it pained me to have to bow out of it. I vowed not to let busyness push it out of our calendar this year!! So we are signed up to walk, and … Continue reading October means The JDRF Walk!