On the 25th March 2018 it will be 2 years since Carter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Almost 2 years of living as a Type 1. The enormity of this cannot be put into words, but here's some figures that will help. 2 years = 730 days: 730 days of finger pricks = 14000…Read more Taking its Toll…
I have carter's school plan back (again) and disagree AGAIN. Changes we agreed remain unaltered and the hospital have gone as far as contacting the school directly which frustrates me. Now, I understand protocol, I understand liability and accountability and I respect a need to ensure things are done properly. BUT, nothing we do with…Read more Open Jam – Why we do What we do!
I just ran Carters NS report for over Christmas. I was concerned as due to the lack in activity he was slightly higher over the holidays and then as we increased the basal to compensate, he became super insulin sensitive and we had more lows than we should have. Therefore, I expected it to be…Read more Xmas HbA1C and NightScout Report
My oldest son has worked very hard over the past year to produce some videos for our memories folder. I wanted to share them with you as they capture our journey perfectly and if they will help any families from a place we found ourselves in 18 months ago then that would be great. This…Read more Story in Film..
12 months ago I made some changes to Carter's Diabetes Management. We were already LC GF as per Dr Bernstein but my friend and the Type 1 Grit Community introduced me to the next level. Gut Health. I researched all about Carter's sensitive gut and why things work like they do. How vitamins and minerals…Read more Always learning…
This post came up on my timehop from 12 months ago (just before i birthed How We Live Now on Facebook and here too). I wanted to share it with you because it was a scary moment and it makes you think. It made me realise how much we rely on a number and how…Read more Hypo or No?
On the 25th March 2016 Carter faced the biggest fight he will ever have in his life - for his life! In severe DKA and multi-organ failure from multiple missed diagnosis and a general anaesthetic to scope for GI issues which sent him into respiratory and renal failure. He had Acid for blood with a…Read more Grateful Reflections..