Family, Sport, Type 1 Diabetes

To Fin, on the 7th anniversary of your diagnosis.

Fin, Today marks 7 years since you were diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I remember getting home from the hospital and once you were safely tucked up in bed, I started scouring the internet for information and joining support groups to try and make sense of our new world. During these searches, I came across posts from people who were celebrating their child's "diaversary", otherwise known as the anniversary of their diagnosis, and I'm not going to lie, I was appalled. What on earth was there to celebrate? How could they be celebrating the worst day of their lives? The mere thought of it, made me feel sick. But then as I read on, I realised that it wasn't the diagnosis itself that they were celebrating, but what they had achieved in spite of it.

Sport, Type 1 Diabetes

Entering the blogging world!

Every 3 months, as part of Fin's diabetes care, we go to meet with his DSN (Diabetic Specialist Nurse), Dietician and Consultant Paediatrician at the hospital where they test his height, weight, blood pressure and take a finger prick sample .....