Maybe Baby

Damn Diabetes, Indeed.  Around Thanksgiving last year, we got a call I convinced myself would never come. Because my hubby is a Type 1 Diabetic, we put our kids in a study called Trial Net. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, which basically means your immune system attacks you instead of viruses or bacteria.…

On Truth & Beauty

A couple weeks ago I asked my kids how they would describe me to someone else. I must be a glutton for punishment. Boy Q said, “I would say that you’re…so, SO OLD! Like really old!” Then he dissolved into laughter. Girl Q sensed that she needed to say the opposite: “I would say that…

Spring Chicken

Reposted from http://boyqandgirlq.blogspot.com/. I love my Grandma (click for previous blog post) to pieces. When I was little we lived in the same town and ever since then she’s been very special to me. I call her Mom sometimes. She fell and broke her hip years ago. Surgery #1 wasn’t a total hip replacement, but her body wouldn’t…