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Naturally Sweet Sisters · 1W ago

Diabetes and Halloween

Recently, our small community received the news of three new families now living with T1D.  As always (now through a cure) my heart not only breaks but I also feel this long inspired determi...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 2W ago

Sometimes It's Not About Diabetes But It Always Is

My sweet girls are having the time of their lives during this fall season of golf.  Our oldest was blessed with conquering her challenging 'flop shot' and suddenly, her score dropped from lo...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 1M ago

The Long, Winding Road of Diagnosis

It's going to be an early fall.  The air has been cool the last few weeks and I can already see leaves of russet, gold and orange co-mingling with our evergreens.  I love this time of year a...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

Not Letting T1D Mess Up HER Goals

Our oldest daughter is now driving.  I'll continue to type while you adjust and let the information sink in.  If you are like me, that may take a moment....driving IS one of the scariest par...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

Witness

Sometimes in the middle of a joyful moment, there is a lull.  The music dims for a split second and I find myself taking in the surroundings like an impartial third party witness.  The girls...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 4M ago

Sometimes The Best Outcome is Not a Cure

Sometimes the best possible news arises in a most non-dramatic fashion.  While I would love to pick up the phone and hear someone shout, "There is a CURE! Go get it!" (and for any particular...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 4M ago

A Third Autoimmune Diagnosis

It's never easy to hear news that reshapes the view of your life.  It is even more difficult when you are a teenager and the news comes with uncertainty.  Our medical team knows what it is t...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 5M ago

Mystery Hives

Not long ago, just when the weather fully warmed, our youngest daughter ran outside to play a game of basketball.  Moments later, she returned with splotchy, blotchy marks up and down her ar...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 5M ago

Spring Clean-Up

I spent the weekend working around the house and more specifically, the backyard deck.  After serving a twenty year cycle of Michigan weathering, the lovely deck had finally given way to som...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 6M ago

Middle of the Night Alarms

I live in Michigan where the weather can be a mixture of April snow (two weeks ago), 80 degree days (two days ago) and seasonal nights.  While my allergies do not love this practice, to me, ...