1 year ago today we were in the hospital with my 11 year old learning how to do the job of a pancreas that had stopped producing insulin. Today we marked the day with doughnuts for breakfast.
Before you judge, remember that Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease. It is not caused by or made worse by eating sugar as long as treated properly with insulin. 🙂
We are grateful for insulin and grateful for the wonderful doctors and nurses at our children’s hospital that helped us on this new journey. Overnight my son went from feeling incredibly sick to returning to his happy, bouncy self.
When I think about how much brain power it takes for us to keep track of his insulin needs, I see how incredible God is for making organs that can do so much work without us having to think about it. Diabetes has made me more grateful. It has robbed me of much sleep and taken away some of my “me” time. Diabetes has made me a better mom.