I May Owe Him My Daughter’s Life


As a parent of a child (ok multiple children) with diabetes there are times when I have missed small hour alarms and slept through the night after some major correction bolus at bedtime only to wake in a startled panic holding my breath until I see my child breathing the … Not Bored Keep Reading

Primum Non Nocere

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When we embark into the realm of social media we leave ourselves vulnerable to the harbingers of doom as well as to other more sinister types of people. Harbingers are not to be confused with trolls – folks who intentionally set out to cause disruption and chaos. Harbingers are not … Not Bored Keep Reading

It’s The Difference Between a Flip Phone and a Smartphone

Hey there. I’m still here in the bathtub. Sorry – elementary school teacher in me sneaking out referencing a children’s book of poems. I can’t remember the last time I wrote, and I’m too lazy to click back on archived posts – Im guessing the last post would be archived … Not Bored Keep Reading

I Get It Wrong Often

Last night my Middles, (13 year old teen boy) was over 400 before going to bed. He was 238 before dinner and bolused (used his insulin pump to deliver insulin into his body) for dinner with extra insulin to correct the high. That was 4 hours before he was going … Not Bored Keep Reading

You Are Enough For Me


What does insecurity cause? Fear Anger Depression Resentment I have been insecure with myself for nearly my entire life. I’ve rarely thought of myself as attractive or smart or funny or worth anyones effort. Insecurity leads to destructive behaviors and poor decisions fueled by fear, anger, depression and resentment. So … Not Bored Keep Reading

A Lesson In Parenting


Parenting lessons come at us in many ways. Some lessons are from friends or colleagues who have ‘been there, done that’. Some lessons are overt as with our own mothers or mother-in-laws that come to help with a new baby, especially the first baby. Some parenting lessons are learned by … Not Bored Keep Reading