Podder Talk™ Blog
Diabetes impacts our relationships in all dimensions — family, friends, significant others because seriously, how could it not? But how does diabetes impact a relationship when both people are living with diabetes?
On June 15, I packed two suitcases, one for me and one for my two daughters, Avery and Harper. Together, we drove from Charlotte, NC to the airport in Greenville, SC for the start of our summer vacation. Our destination? Not the beach. Not Disney World. Somewhere more unique:
It’s not every day you meet someone who can dead lift a car, bend a steel frying pan with his bare hands, or carry 200 pounds across a parking lot. But meeting someone who can do all of that with type 1 diabetes is downright impressive!
My son Colton is a two-year-old toddler with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Every morning we wake up planning another successful day in the logs. Yes, you read that correctly. I said logs, as in, blood sugar logs.
What do you get when you bring 60 or so skiers, snowboarders, and Podders together for a day on the slopes?
Gear. Lots and lots of gear.