The Bad: Due to insurance changes, Madeline will be losing her current pump.
The Good: Medtronic told me to give them a call with updated insurance information and they will make sure she quickly transitions to her new pump with no down time!
The Bad: My new insurance company is so completely unorganized with all the health care changes, I may never see my new insurance cards. Or my initial premium payment. Three words: WTF.
The Good: My snipped gray hair has not grown back!
The Bad: I'm pretty sure I have found a new gray hair (see "insurance" above).
The Good: I have officially signed Madeline up for kindergarten in the fall!
The Bad: Suffering Succotash! Madeline will be in school and our whole diabetes management routine will be completely changed. I don't do well with drastic diabetes changes (see "gray hair" above).
The Good: Madeline is able to do her own blood sugar tests now!
The Bad: Some days Madeline has trouble with getting enough blood on the test strip and we end up throwing out quite a few strips. I try to keep my twitching eye under control when she says "oops, guess I just need to do it again!". Twitch.
The Good: Rick was able to get away on a
The Bad: Since I was not on this trip to keep an eye on the diabetes care, I made him let all parties involved know that he was a Type 1 diabetic. Safety first. And to pack some Elmo or Big Bird juice boxes. He could pick which he preferred.
The Good: My girlfriend is picking me up for a
The Bad: When I get home, hopefully past my bedtime, I will be going straight to bed. And setting my alarm for Madeline's 3 night time blood sugar checks.