Feeling thankful for my sweetie in this life with D

Editor’s note: This was written last evening upon returning home from an enjoyable Friday night date with my sweetie.

Arriving at the theater for the play

“Love cures people, both the ones who give it, and the ones who receive it.”                                                                                     -Dr. Kari Menninger

There are some days that one can feel ever so thankful for having a loving and compassionate life partner/spouse. Today is one of those days for me. I realized tonight how thankful I am for my dear husband. Without a second thought, in three ways he made decisions that would allow me to have the best date night possible – keeping my health top priority. We all know how important this is in a life with diabetes. Continue reading

45… is that bad?

Editor’s note: This is a guest blog post written by my loving husband and biggest supporter, Jaim. We just celebrated our four year wedding anniversary in December.


45… is that bad?

This was my response as my date pricked her finger and pressed it against an electrical device she had pulled from her purse.

We were walking back from a restaurant where we’d had a nice meal and stayed a while to listen to the music. I didn’t realize when we left I was about receive a sobering lesson on the effects of dinner & a beer on someone who’s pancreas doesn’t function like it’s supposed to. Continue reading