Last night, our diabetes support group got together for our 2nd annual holiday party, at Santa's Winter Home in Arizona. Thanks to the Musils, who have the most beautifully decorated holiday house EVER! We even had a special visit from the Jolly Ol' Elf himself, who came in and delivered gifts to all the deserving little people (and not so little people, too).
(imagine a cute little picture here - when I can get my camera running I'll put one in)
It's always wonderful to get together with other families who live with Type 1 every day. We speak a common language, that of infusion sets and basal rates and carb counts. "Why is she HIGH?" has an entirely different meaning in our little corner of the world, and when you ask that question to a d-parent, no one gives you the look that says, "I'm calling CPS and the police department as soon as she turns her back".
In related news, I got Missy Miss to wear a Navigator sensor again - Happy Holidays to me! The kids are going off to Grandma and Grandpa's house while I take the Dear Husband to have his gallbladder removed and he recuperates for a couple of days. G & G are great at helping her, but I want her to start taking some baby steps towards responsibility of her care when she is on her own. Hopefully having the Navigator on will help her to manage her numbers a little more without the constant need for finger poking (which she isn't great at remembering to do if a parental person isn't around). I do so love the Navigator and its constant stream of information....
We at Casa de Rambling wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year full of blessings!
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