Author Archives: Ellie Lee and the D

To you, From me

It is 1:38am. 6 weeks of kindergarten completed. Check. Most awesome school nurse (and school staff). Check The most boring, consistent A1C (8.1 again). Check. JDRF fundraising Lemonade/Bake sale stand completed. Check. Jack (now 2) diagnosed with Ketotic Hypoglycemia. Check. (and … Continue reading

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Sugar Pop and other Tid-Bits

Mom, why can’t I have some of that sugar pop? This question was posed to me while in the car on our way home the other day. We have talked about pop with sugar and diet pop a hundred times … Continue reading

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From Blank to Normal…

I have been unable to pull a post together on my blog for quite some time now. It has been about a year and a half since diagnosis and though I feel more confidence everyday regarding the care and management … Continue reading

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D-Parenting…

It’s taken me forever to return to this blog/post. Life has a way of taking soooo much time, let alone D and the daily routine of maintenance (emotional and otherwise). A few weeks ago I found myself driving to Ellie’s pre-school … Continue reading

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REEEAAALLLYYY!? (said LOUD)

You’d think my family lived in a damn barn…a dirty ol’ stinky barn. My kids are sick AGAIN. I’m sick of sick. I’m also sick of D. Am I allowed to say that when I am NOT the one who … Continue reading

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Hospital Hell

First I would like to point out that I am of sane mind and body.  Second I would like to point out that although I have only been a D-Mom for just days under a year…I’ve been doing this gig … Continue reading

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Sensitivity Factor

Sensitivity Factor HIGH. Context: Meri, “Been Feeling Edgy Lately” (11/20). Reyna, “Renting on ROIDS” (12/19). As always, I am again kept sane by my fellow D moms, dads and PWD’s with their endless stream of reassuring and familiar words. Even when I … Continue reading

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