The Middle Child – why not being disabled is a pretty poor show….

It has been a long couple of years; we started with miscarriage in 2008 then bounced into epilepsy in 2010, we then quickly advanced to hip dysplasia in 2011 and we come to the close of…

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Putting things in perspective – four days later #diabetes

It has been four days since my eldest daughter was diagnosed with diabetes, four excruciatingly long days which has evoked tears and tantrums from us all. But as always after a stay in hospital surrounded by…

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D is for diabetes – forever is a very long time….

It is 5.39am and it looks like sleep has left me for another woman as my eyes refuse to close and my mind is racing. Two days have passed since the world tiped on its…

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Here we go again: back by the hospital cot….

It is amazing what I know this evening that I didn’t know this morning. I now know that a blood sugar of 29 is classed as diabetic, I also know that a blood sugar for a…

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