2012 JDRF Walk - Nita Cure Diptic

Tuesday was CJ’s 2 year diaversary.  It always serves as a reminder that Marcus’ 4 year diaversary is coming up in four months. Both of these dates make me incredibly sad.  Even though diabetes breaks my heart each day, these two days damn near kill me.  I try not to let […]

I am the Diaversary Type

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week

The very first inspiration for Diabetes Blog Week was to help connect our blogging community, and that continues to be the most important reason it’s held every year.  So let’s help foster and continue those connections as we wrap up another Dblog Week.  Share a link to a new blog […]

Continuing Connections – #DBlogWeek – Day 7

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week 1

If you have been blogging for a while, what is your favorite sentence or blogpost that you have ever written?  Is it diabetes related or just life related?  If you are a new blogger and don’t have a favorite yet, tell us what motivated you to start sharing your story […]

Favourites and Motivations – #DBlogWeek – Day 6

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week 3

Taking a cue from Adam Brown’s recent post, write a post documenting what you eat in a day!  Feel free to add links to recommended recipes/shops/whatever.  Make it an ideal day or a come-as-you-are day – no judgments either way.  (Thank you, Katy of  Bigfoot Child Have Diabetes for this […]

Foods on Friday – #DBlogWeek – Day 5

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week 3

Today let’s talk about changes, in one of two ways.  Either tell us what you’d most like to see change about diabetes, in any way.  This can be management tools, devices, medications, people’s perceptions, your own feelings – anything at all that you feel could use changing.  OR reflect back […]

Changes – #DBlogWeek – Day 4

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week 10

Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out.  What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out?  This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or emotionally hanging on to.  Why are you keeping it and why do […]

Clean it Out – #DBlogWeek – Day 3

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week 1

Many of us share lots of aspects of our diabetes lives online for the world to see.  What are some of the aspects of diabetes that you choose to keep private from the internet?  Or from your family and friends?  Why is it important to keep it to yourself?  (This […]

Keep It To Yourself – #DBlogWeek – Day 2

6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week 2

It is the 6th Annual Diabetes Blog Week.  I am excited and saddened by this at the same time.  Marcus was diagnosed 3 years and 8 months ago and CJ was diagnosed one week shy of 2 years ago. This time of year seems to get my bloggy juices flowing […]

I Can – #DBlogWeek – Day 1


Diabetes really is a mean old hag. I returned to work three weeks ago from a year off on maternity leave and in that whole year off, I received maybe three-five phone calls from Marcus saying that he wasn’t feeling well or was really low. Today, while at work, my […]

Loopy Low


Last night Marcus had a site change.  I neglected to let him know in the morning that he was going to have one before dinner so when he got home we had some issues and attitude with the notice. In the past several months we have had issues with Marcus […]

No Delivery


Amazing news was released this week when Hershey announced the release of  Reese’s Peanut Butter and Chocolate Spread.  Awesome!  The catch, it isn’t available in Canada yet. It is high in carbs but guess what, I don’t care and I know the boys won’t care either.  With 20 CHO for […]

For the Love of Chocolate and Peanut Butter

We all know that the A1c is only a small representation of the last three months of blood sugars and parents like me and most people I know stress about this tiny glimpse into their diabetes management. I always feel like a failure when we walk into clinic sick to […]

Ain’t Nothing But A Number