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Carey Potash

Carey is a full-time hater of diabetes. The benefits stink. His 12-year-old son, Charlie, has been giving he and his wife the finger since November of 2003. Carey's parenting humor has appeared in various websites and print magazines. He resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.

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The Best Part

Charlie had us rolling on floor the other day when that diabetes commercial came on for the millionth time. You know the one – the guy in the sweater peddling the “talking meter.”

In perfect timing, Charlie recited the sale (READ MORE)

Shut ‘r Down

When I began blogging about our life with type 1 diabetes, it was initially all about Charlie. It started as a way to cope with his diagnosis through humor.

As time went on, new emotions emerged onto the page – Anger. Frustration. Sadness …


Things that are Awesome for $600, Alex

Max Domi.

The 19-year-old forward from Team Canada just helped his team win the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championship gold medal.

In doing so, he was named the top forward of the tournament as thousands of fans at the Bell Centre in Montreal chant (READ MORE)

'Twas the Night Before Christmas With Large Levels of Ketones

Susanne is not at all pleased that I'm tempting fate with this fictional poem, but ... here it is anyway. Merry Christmas!

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimne (READ MORE)

Fix His Hair!

There are many words that are shouted from the bench during the course of a youth hockey game.

"Skate!!!" is a popular one.

"[Insert boy name]!!! Skate!!!" adds more specificity.

There are penalty box doors slammed with gr (READ MORE)

Megan Holmes
Megan Holmes Megan was diagnosed in 2009 with Type I. As an RN, she was familiar with the medical side of her diagnosis; learning to be a good patient on the other hand, was and continues to be the challenge of her day to day life.   (Read More)
Michelle Kowalski
Michelle Kowalski Michelle Kowalski, a writer, editor and photography hobbiest living in Phoenix, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2005. In January 2008, as part of her quest to start on an insulin pump, Michelle learned that she actually has type 1 diabetes.   (Read More)
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