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Naturally Sweet Sisters · 5d 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 2M 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 · 2M 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. ...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

Toddlers to Tiaras

My youngest is set to take the stage as 'Glinda the Good Witch' from the famed Wizard of Oz, or as in the case of her creative school theater production, a comedy musical mash-up entitled, '...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

Politics Are Not People

Over the past year, I've listened to many sides of the vast political spectrum.  In observing the daily articles and social media posts, it's been easy to determine the following non-scienti...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 3M ago

2017 A New Year: A New Stage.

While I haven't been blogging as much as I used to, time has certainly not stopped, me or The Naturally Sweet Sisters, from experiencing the many rapid changes that the teen years bring abou...
Naturally Sweet Sisters · 5M ago

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month: Lessons Learned About Feeding Your Baby

The most common question that I have been asked is about the diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes in both of my daughters.  The question is usually blanketed in the concern of whether I breast-feed ...