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February 26, 2015
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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 Nasty Low

What a weird disease. It’s not enough that unregulated glucose spits like a sprinkler from his liver at all hours of the night making it impossible to get a handle on things.

It’s not enough that the same food he eats one day has a completely opposite effect the next (READ MORE)

And Then There was This …

“But I’m 13 and I know how to take of myself.”

On its own, drifting in a sea of white Microsoft Word space, I can see the resemblance of a fairly reasonable thing to say.

But thrown in the context of snow, it was downright bats!


Bleedin’ Gargeous

I’m often writing about how we get it wrong.

This time I'd like to write about how we got it right. (Because it doesn’t happen too often).

Between puberty and ice hockey and a boy who eats like a hippopotamus, we’ve been having one hell of a time contro (READ MORE)


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 …


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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