One night my husband and I were sitting on the couch, kinda watching t.v. but mostly brainstorming about the changes that we needed to make to Cara's insulin.
That is the one thing about being a
parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, there NEVER really is a time you
are not running bg numbers through your mind, evaluating the day,
count/adding/dividing/calculating carbs and insulin ratios, thinking
about supplies needed (which reminds me we need more sites and insulin)
or preparing for the day ahead. Your time is no longer "your time" it
is now shared and many times over taken with type 1 diabetes.
both were throwing a few ideas back and forth without any numbers in
front of us and without the real information that you need to look at
and study to make this important change and it was getting very
I had just downloaded Cara's pump on our
Medtronic Carelink program so I said to my husband in my frustration
"can you just go get my computer and look up Cara's data? I really need
He paused and looked at me with this wicked smirk
on his face "is there something you need to tell me?" he said. I just
started laughing because it totally sounded like I said "can you just
go get my computer and look up Cara's Dada? I really need help"
There are moments of funny with D, thank God!!