Monday, October 24, 2005

This post is a little overdue. I meant to post this weekend, but last week was CRAZY!
It was Parent Teacher conference week and everyone's schdule was turned upside down.
Josh had last Thurs, Friday off, and then he didn't go back to school until the following Thurs.
The KICKER, his conference was WEDS afternoon. The teacher said he was a great, sweet kid and doing well, and that she would see how they (his classmates) would do in the morning?
HOW THEY WOULD DO IN THE MORNING???!!! Josh is in PM Kindergarten, his appt for his pump would be at 10am THURS Morning. Oh well. I had made the appt thinking he would be able to go to school the whole time, but now instead he would only go from 8:20am- 9:30.
So you may ask how did he do....??
He was so upset I picked him up from school early. Really cranky. GREAT!
At the appt he was just as stubborn and upset and really, really, really cranky!!
I had to literally bribe him to let the nurse help me insert his pump.
Which he said barely hurt him, YEAH, that was the important part, seeing how he would take to the whole insertion of the pump. So when we got home, I let him have a carmel apple, ( his sisters both got to have one), and he really only ate half of it, but I had told him he could have one after his doctor's appt. Then we rode his bike to the park, and after that we went to the $Store to buy him a toy...My mom kinda did the same thing for me and my brother with our braces....After the doctors she would take us to McD's for vanilla shakes, I don't know if it's a bribe, or just me feeling sorry he HAS to go through this and my way of making things seem better.... In the end the whole family is happy with his pump, and so until next time! Everyone have a great day tomorrow!

Sunday, October 16, 2005

I made Josh's 2nd pump training appt for Thurs. Things have been going well. I really am getting excited about having the flexibility and not to mention LESS shots, it maybe a little more work, but I'm sure well worth it.

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Surfing through the web for inspiring quotes I found this one.

The soul is the same in all living creatures.....only the body is different -----Hippocrates

Tomorrow I'm making Josh's 2nd appt. for his pump training.
Things have been going well with his bg, 80-100 in the morning, and before meals.
Hovering between 130-150 before bed and between meals.
Now we'll see how long this lasts.

Thursday, October 06, 2005

I look at Josh, and I see a child like any other 5yr old. Loves to play at the park, likes throwing a baseball with his dad, reading, and just doing what kids his age do. And when he needs a snack and as independent as he is helps himself to it. He's aware he needs to let me know what he's eating, but I think sometimes that I'm hungry, and Mom's busy, I'll just help myself, and think nothing more of it, but then I am reminding him of why he needs to tell me or come to me and I'll help him with his snack, I can't help but think, OK he knows how to test his blood, it's never to early to start adding Carbs with him and put the connection together....That's what tears my heart, today his teacher had mentioned that since he spent time in the nurses office today during class, he didn't get to do something like the other children and telling him that Maybe tomorrow he would get to do it, which doesn't seem fair to me. She doesn't seem to understand still how important it is to test his BS, and that if that comment made me feel like she was making him different than the other children, what would be his prespective???It just really hits me that, that's not what I'm trying to teach him....Anyways, I'm at a loss for words right now, so until tomorrow.