Maybe she's just tired

Almost all parents have had that moment... It may have been in the car coming home from day care, school, a birthday party, or a play date....more

New Year Musings

This time last year, I was looking forward to 2010.  The past few years had been trying, but I was confident that 2010 was going to be THE year.  Little did I know that 2010 was going to be the year that changed our lives... the year our then 4-year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes....more

There Is No Cure for Diabetes.

Celebrities sometimes use their power for good.  Like Kevin Kline.  His son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and Kevin has since been working with diabetes organizations to raise both awareness and funds for research towards a cure.  THAT is celebrity power used effectively.  His words, his efforts make a difference that is both poignant and tangible. ...more
I have type 2 diabetes and my wife's coworker told her that  there is a cure but I know there is ...more

Sending Type 1 Diabetes To School

 Will you hit the snooze button, please?I need 5 more minutes....more
My Type 1 is going to public school for the first time, and I just picked up a packet from ...more

Getting Ready For Baby?

As soon as my husband and I returned from our honeymoon in May, the questions started. "So when are you going to have a baby?" "Is it baby time yet?" "How 'bout them Red Sox ... and are you pregnant yet or what?" ...more

We just got married in Aug and are getting the same questions. I've been hearing about a lot ...more

But What If I Don't WANT To Be Rail Thin?

Beauty benchmarks seem to be measured in what size pants you fit into and what designer hand bag you have draped over your rail-thin arm. This is the biggest bunch of crap I have ever heard. In my life. ...more

I was skinny once recently. This miracle happened for the 12 weeks after I was hospitalized ...more