I am the mother of two beautiful children, a boy who is 13 and a girl who is 10. I could also say I have a third child, who is almost 7 years old, named type 1 diabetes.
For anyone who isn’t familiar with type 1 diabetes, it is an autoimmune disease in which your pancreas stops making insulin.
So from the day of diagnosis, at age 37, I became the proud owner of a beautiful, yet broken, pancreas. Managing diabetes is a full-time job for me.Read more on themighty.com