Adventures in KAndylaND


Well, today was the day!  Andy got the Dexcom   Granted, we are just doing a trial, but even in the few hours since we started, it’s really opened my eyes up to how crazy his blood sugars still are.  … Continue reading

New Tests, New Diagnoses, New Pills

It’s been an absolutely crazy busy month which is why I haven’t posted anything in so long.  Andy graduated from Kindergarten on Friday and the last day of school was Monday.  We are trying to find a house to buy … Continue reading

Day #7 of D-Blog Week: What we’ve learned

What we’ve learned – Sunday 5/15: Last year, Wendy of Candy Heartsmade a suggestion for this year.  She commented “I think Day 7 should be a post about stuff we’ve learned from other blogs or the experience of coming together … Continue reading

Day #6 of D-Blog Week: Snapshots

Saturday snapshots – Saturday 5/14:Today is the only day I’ve brought back a fun topic from last year.  Inspired by the Diabetes 365 project, let’s snap a few more d-related pictures and share them again.  Post as many or as … Continue reading

Day #5 of D-Blog Week: Awesomeness

Awesome things – Friday 5/13:In February the #dsma blog carnival challenged us to write about the most awesome thing we’d done DESPITE diabetes.  Today let’s put a twist on that topic and focus on the good things diabetes has brought … Continue reading

Day #4 of D-Blog Week: Wild Card, Limerick Day

Today’s topic for D-Blog week was 10 things I hate about Diabetes, but I’ve been trying to put myself in a more positive mood lately so I just didn’t want to get all bogged down in the negativity of doing … Continue reading

Day #3 of D-Blog Week: Oops!

Today’s topic is all about the bloopers we all tend to make every once in a while. Diabetes bloopers – Wednesday 5/11:Whether you or your loved one are newly diagnosed or have been dealing with diabetes for a while, you … Continue reading

Day 2 of D-Blog Week: Letters

Today’s topic is to write a letter: Letter writing day – Tuesday 5/10: In February the Wego Blog Carnival asked participants to write letters to their condition.  You can write a letter to diabetes if you’d like, but we can … Continue reading

Diabetes Blog Week – Admiring Differences

Thank you to Karen over at Bitter~Sweet for organizing this week of D-Blogging.  For those of you reading this who are not diabetics or parents of diabetics, there is a whole community of diabetes bloggers out there and we tend … Continue reading

Going Up and New Families

Finally after nearly 3 months of dealing with lows, both kids are trending up in their blood sugars.  Noses are not visibly running any more on a daily basis and all stomach bug issues are gone.  Yesterday Andy had a … Continue reading

Join me for WEGO Health’s Webinar: Navigating Your Health Narrative!

I just registered for WEGO Health’s exciting new webinar and I wanted to share with everyone.  Here are the particulars: What: Navigating Your Health Narrative Webinar Who: Health Activist Panel with Lisa E, Erin B, Jenni P, and Amanda D … Continue reading

Hopes and Fears Pop Up in Dreams

I know that dreams can have a lot of meaning and sometimes they are a little mysterious and hard to understand.   Then at other times, what you dream is very straightforward and hits you in the face.  Last night I … Continue reading