A voice for living well with Type 1 Diabetes

Newly Diagnosed: 50 years of perspective

If you are new to type 1, this is for you. You didn’t ask for type 1 and it certainly didn’t arrive with much notice.  I am sorry for all the change going on now. Life isn’t a straight line and some angles don’t come with much warning. Type 1 is one of those! While it...

26 Years together!

26 years ago today Kendra and I tied the knot in St. Louis.  I am so grateful for our love and relationship.  I am honored to be married to her, her kindness and generosity, patience (especially with me) and difference she makes with our family and others. Honey,...

Acceptance

Acceptance. That’s the other word that I believe describes how to live well with type 1 Wikipedia says acceptance is a person’s assent to the reality of a situation, recognizing a process or condition (often a negative or uncomfortable situation) without attempting to...

Resilience

… is the one (of two) words that describe (what I believe) are essential to living well with type 1.  Let’s take a closer look at the meaning of resilience. It’s an adjective – used to describe a person place or thing. And that person...