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Cassie Thompson
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My mom wants to share our story from her perspective, so she'll be guest blogging a series for us. She (Nanny) has been there for everything, even giving him his first bath after coming home from the hospital  (see picture). I hope you enjoy her story!   Ea...

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Death of a sensor
The topic of sensor life comes up fairly often in various diabetes-related Facebook groups. One question that comes up is how do you know when a sensor is done? Well, today I have no doubt my sensor is completely done. It was fine this morning...only 4 poin...

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4 years
Wednesday was Seth's 4 year diaversary. I asked him on Tuesday night what he wanted to do. Pause. "Oh yeah, I forgot that was tomorrow." It has become such a part of who he is that he doesn't even think about it anymore. That makes me happy and sad. Accepta...

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If I'm talking, I'm fine. Right?
So this happened at lunch today. This morning we had swim practice. I am helping Jason coach a summer technique class, which has been awesome. Jason had to work until noon at the pool, so I just hung out waiting. We actually decided ahead of time what we wa...

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Tips and Tricks - 2016 Diabetes Blog Week Day 5
Due to the fact that the school year is almost over and I fell asleep on the couch Thursday night, Friday's post didn't get written as scheduled. Here it is a day late. Friday's prompt : Let's round out the week by sharing our best diabetes tips and diabete...

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The Healthcare Experience - 2016 Diabetes Blog Week Day 4
Day 4 prompt : Most people who live with a chronic illness end up with a lot of experience when it comes to dealing with healthcare. How would you improve or change your healthcare experience? What would you like to see happening during medical visits with ...

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Language and Diabetes - 2016 Diabetes Blog Week Day 3
Today's prompt : There is an old saying that states “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. I'm willing to bet we've all disagreed with this at some point, and especially when it comes to diabetes. Many advocate for the importa...

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The Other Half of Diabetes - 2016 Diabetes Blog Week Day 2
Today's prompt:  We think a lot about the physical component of diabetes, but the mental component is just as significant. How does diabetes affect you or your loved one mentally or emotionally? How have you learned to deal with the mental aspect of the con...

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Message Monday - 2016 Diabetes Blog Week Day 1
I haven't written much lately. Life with 3 type 1 diabetics in the house can be a little overwhelming. I'm hoping that writing for Diabetes Blog Week will get me back in the swing of writing. I have lots to say about my diagnosis! Today's prompt is: What is...

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Well, that was unexpected
12 days ago, the symptoms all started to make sense. Excessive thirst and urination, fatigue. You know the drill. So I decided to check my blood sugar. Whoa! Over 600? I seriously did not expect that! I went to the doctor the next day. The PA was the only o...
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