Category Archives: Diabetes

So Last Night in the ER…

Yup- emergency room again last night. Five hours in the ER because poor Tau has a stomach bug. Yes, a stomach bug. No, we are not over reacting. With diabetes nothing is “just a (insert ailment)”  Here’s what happened… Yesterday … Continue reading

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Diabetes Update…

Today made 2 months since Tau’s T1DM diagnosis. We “celebrated” with a visit to the pediatric diabetes clinic. When she was diagnosed her A1C was 9.3%. Normal A1C for an adult is 4.5-6% and for a child in her age … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2014…

Dear 2014, I feel like we have just gotten comfortable with each other, and now it’s time to go. You were a year that started with great ups and finished with many downs, but still managed to be pretty good … Continue reading

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Terrified…

Have you ever been terrified? Like actually frightened to the point of panic? I was recently.  I am not the type of person to panic. I am usually the rock in my marriage and family. It takes something bit to shake me … Continue reading

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Leaving the Hospital…

As if we needed more drama… They discharged Tau after lunch! Hooray! We loaded up all our stuff and headed for the pharmacy. The only dilemma AT the pharmacy was that they were low on her ketone test strips. They … Continue reading

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Tough day…

Today was a really difficult day! We were starting to get Tau’s numbers under control and then today was crap. I don’t know why today was different than the past week but her lowest reading was 200 and it was … Continue reading

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Our Night in Pediatrics…

Our night in pediatrics started out much better than our night in the PICU. And then we got a roommate. We left PICU mid morning and went to a new room in pediatrics down the hall. Tau was improving fast … Continue reading

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