I am the mother of a beautiful seven year old little girl. She was diagnosed with Diabetes Type 1 on September 13th. This is a disorder that I knew nothing about until that day. She has always been infection prone but otherwise healthy. My son was born when I was 18 years old and she is 9 years behind him. I have been treated her as my second lease on life since her birth. We are still learning every day how to take care of her. It has been a very dramatic change in her lifestyle. I get the response that soon it will all seem routine and normal a lot. It appears that she is adjusting better than I am and I feel guilty for even having feelings of despair for her. I feel like this is all a nightmare or misdiagnosis. How long will it take for me to accept this and stop feeling like we could lose her at any moment?
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