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Naturally Sweet Sisters · 1W 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 · 1W 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 · 4W 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 · 1M 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 · 2M 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, ...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

We Need A Cure

I rarely focus on the details surrounding the back story of our youngest daughter’s dx.  I wrote about it here when I started to write NaturallySweetSisters.com.  Once the initial story was ...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

The Ten Year Medal

A few months ago, we treated our youngest daughter to dinner.  She thought the day was meant to mark the end of the semester and to celebrate her successful straight-A report card.  In part,...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

Living with T1D: A Fool's Paradise

Our world with T1D is rather boring. We know the routine of finger pokes, CGM calibrations, site changes, doctor visits and medication refills like the non-MD holding doctors that we have be...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 4M ago

Taking Diabetes to School - A Leveled Reader

When the Naturally Sweet Sisters were in elementary school, much of the first few years were spent increasing their knowledge of phonics, sight words and reading skills.  The mutual goal set...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 4M ago

Stop Shame and Blame

Have you noticed that Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) incurs a fair amount of shame and blame towards the person living with the chronic illness?Because it happens.  Intentionally or unintentionally. ...