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T.G.I. F. (Thanking Great Individuals Forever)–a Man who Just Will NOT Give Up.

  There is a man I know.  It is hard for me to write about him because my eyes swell up with tears every time I try. I have been at this for over twenty years.  Every time I see someone or meet someone who I have not seen active in a while I ask […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month—How About Something Different this Year….Yes?.

November is Diabetes Awareness month thus deemed so by the American Diabetes Association a long time ago and followed by the world.  November 14th is Diabetes Awareness Day–in honor of Frederick Banting who is the youngest Nobel laureate in the area of Physiology/Medicine for his discovery of insulin (he did not do it alone but that is a […]

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A Cat Video….Surely Reminds me of a Few Experiences with Diabetes!! or Who is Training Whom?

  Remind YOU of anything? Enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5rXLZfsJT0 I’m a Diabetes dad.

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Be Honest, Don’t you Really Just Want to Shoot Someone, Sometimes?????

Did you seriously say that about my child with diabetes? No I did not give them too many sweets. Ever have anyone come to you and with all sincerity in their eyes say, “I know exactly what you are going through, my dog had diabetes.” Really?   I mean Really? When our second child was diagnosed; “Tom, […]

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Sunday dHero…..Getting between Bullies and Someone in Need! Please Let this Young Lady Know How Special She is.

Her name is Amber, she lives in California, she is 13, new in her school just moving there from Texas, and was diagnosed with diabetes at age 9.  She loves music and she is Diabetesdad’s Sunday dHero…….you may find her to be a hero also. Her mom states how Amber excels in so many different areas, loves […]

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No D**bet*s Blog Day—Two Videos to Watch and Feel Good.

In Honor of a Blog where I cannot mention the “D” word; I decided to give you some videos that have made me feel good.   The first one is from Singing in the Rain and so taxing was this number on Donald O’Connor that he missed his next scheduled film and the role was given to Danny […]