Today is a monumental day for our family. No, it’s not anyone’s birthday or a holiday. It’s not a day most people reading this will ever reach as a milestone either. As of today, Everett has lived 265 days without Type 1 diabetes and 265 days with it. Not to sound cliché, but tomorrow is literally the turning point for the rest of his life.
Category: Type 1 Diabetes
22 Things I Learned in 2022 and My Hopes for 2023
2022 was without a doubt the hardest year of my life. I got the idea for this post a few weeks ago and thought after the year we’ve had, it might be interesting to document. I’m not holding anything back. There has been a lot of stress, angst, and worry. There have been happy tears and grief and disappointment.
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A Day In The Life of a Type 1 Diabetes Parent
Oh boy has it been awhile since I posted last. In May, Everett became our hospital’s youngest to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 8 months old. If I’m being honest, the last four months have been hell regarding this autoimmune disease. I was inspired a few times to document a day in the life and how many decisions we constantly make now that we are our son’s pancreas 24/7. And I gave up before 10am every time. But a few weeks ago, I did it. I documented the entire day from midnight to midnight!
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