Humorous Tidbits from 2013
The diagnosis of diabetes changes you and your family forever. However, in between the challenges of caring for diabetes come amusing moments that remind us of the important things in our lives, like our families and laughing.
This morning while on Facebook, a fellow Parent of CWD sent me a message asking if I was up after a blood check. I replied back and said yes, and that this was my alone time. She replied back and said it was 440 here, and that it was going to be a long grumpy day. I replied back and said, "Well it is 194 here, and that Dee does not feel his highs and get grumpy, however lows he will get extremely tired." She replied, "I was meaning that it was 4:40 a.m. not that blood sugars were high." I guess it goes to show that no matter what time of day or night it is, diabetes is on my mind. When I see numbers like that it does not dawn on me that it could be anything other than diabetes. It was a good chuckle to start the day.
My eldest daughter, who does not have diabetes, is getting married in the fall. One night recently we were all out to dinner and as is often the case, the conversation turned to The Wedding. We were talking -- partly in jest -- about what song would play when we walked into the reception. I said, "Oh that's easy for me! I want "like a G4 Baby!'" Everyone looked at me funny, then my daughter with diabetes said "Mom. It's 'Like a G6 Baby.' G4 is the new CGM."
Today, as our daughter began to eat a cookie, I almost said, "Don't forget to bolus." Stopped myself when I realized it was our younger daughter, who does NOT have diabetes.
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