Let Them Be Kids

Posted: May 18, 2019 by Rachael

Childhood should be a carefree time of shooting hoops, riding bikes, and playing tag. It should include birthday cake, ice cream cones, Halloween candy, and licking the batter out of a mixing bowl. But when a child has diabetes, food and physical activity are two…

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Depression

Posted: May 6, 2019 by Rachael

It is 6:51pm. My husband has taken our four oldest kids to an awards banquet. Our two high school age kids have been nominated for music awards and tonight is the night they announce the winners and give out awards. I am home with our…

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Going Public

Posted: March 27, 2019 by Rachael

In an effort to bring more awareness to the price gouging of insulin in the United States I contacted our local news station, WOOD TV 8. When I initially contacted them we only had two children with diabetes and we were planning to order insulin…

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Together

Posted: February 23, 2019 by Rachael

For a child that had a blood sugar in the 700’s a week ago it might seem like 62 is good, but for a diabetic this is dangerous. Each of my kids with diabetes show different symptoms of a low blood sugar and because this…

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