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December 2016

Pizza (A Christmas Poem).

Diabetes Poetry December 20, 2016 11 Comments

T’was the night before Christmas and all tinsel’s in, Not a creature was stirring or making insulin. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care In hopes that my islet cells soon would be there. My children were nestled all snug in their beds; While visions of pizza boxes filled me with dread. I took out my pen, assessed the…

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Digging Up Some Joy.

Real Life Diabetes December 15, 2016 5 Comments

I have been trying to actively distance myself from the desire to dive deep into all the bad stuff that’s been going on lately.  Headlines get more and more distressing and humanity seems to have gone off the rails.  It feels gross to even watch the news because … well, the news is gross.  Everywhere. Happy frigging holidays, right? I’ve…

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Accountability.

Exercise & Fitness, Real Life Diabetes December 12, 2016 3 Comments

We have a newly-minted kiddo.  That’s an established fact.  He is cleaned, fed, and loved all day long. Here’s the problem:  I’m not cleaned, fed, or loved all day long.  It’s embarrassing to admit that, but it’s the truth.  I’m struggling hard with self-care.  And I also kind of buck up against even the admission of struggling with self-care, because…

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Just Past Three.

Diabetes and Family, Diabetic Mommy December 8, 2016 5 Comments

Mr. Guy Smiley, Hallelujah!!!  You have started SLEEPING and it makes me want to hit the caps lock and sing your praises.  Thank you, sweet boy, for finally deciding that nighttime is the best time to sleep.  I don’t even care if you ever nap predictably during the day because you sleep at night.  (Remind me I said that.)  Your…

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