Moments of Wonderful

…rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Moments of Wonderful - …rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Ten years and a new life

Ten years ago tonight I almost died. I had gone to urgent care the day before and the PA told me to make an appointment with an endocrinologist as soon as possible to be put on insulin. The earliest appointment was four days later. When I was admitted to the hospital that night through the emergency room, the doctor told me I probably would not have made it to that appointment.

Ten years ago I started a new life, a life with diabetes.

diabetes diagnosis

I guess it is only fitting that today I started a new life too. I spent most of the day unpacking all my stuff in my new place. The new job will start later in the week.

Tonight, the first order of business was to find a good cupcake… or two.

celebrating 10 years

Category: diaversary
  • Alexis says:

    Happy D Day lovely! Thankful that you did go to that ER and thankful to know you! Enjoy your cupcake, and when J gets better ill be over there to help 😉 xo

    February 4, 2013 at 11:25 pm
  • Alanna says:

    It’s amazing how things change in ten years!

    Congratulations on your move, your d-versary..but mostly congrats on the cupcake find. Mmmmmmmmmmm

    February 5, 2013 at 6:25 am
  • k2 says:

    I’m glad you got yourself into the emergency room and checked into the hospital – We all are!
    The world (and the DOC) are much more fantastical with you in it!
    And way to score on the cupcakes!!!

    February 5, 2013 at 8:14 am
  • StephenS says:

    Happy diaversary to you. So glad you made it through that difficult stretch. And this one too. Best of luck in your new job and your new place!

    February 5, 2013 at 8:16 am
  • Briley says:

    Congrats Sara! What does the b.i.d. mean next to the amounts of insulin?

    February 5, 2013 at 9:27 am
  • Cara says:

    We share a diaversary. #thatisall

    February 5, 2013 at 10:10 am
  • Bennet says:

    I think three cupcakes are in order.

    February 5, 2013 at 11:22 am
  • katy says:

    I am so glad you survived!

    Those look like teeny-tiny cupcakes. Maybe have one for each year?

    February 5, 2013 at 11:43 am
  • Bruce says:

    Wow, those cupcakes look wonderful, Glad you made it through 10!

    February 5, 2013 at 3:53 pm
  • Penny says:

    Happy 10th Diaversary! I am so very glad you are here <3

    February 5, 2013 at 4:12 pm
  • Mike Durbin says:

    Happy Diaversary, Sara! Congrats on the move, and best wishes as you start this new life.

    February 5, 2013 at 4:13 pm
  • Scott K. Johnson says:

    Happy diaversary, Sara! I know it’s a sucky way to meet, but I’m glad diabetes brought you into our lives. 🙂

    February 7, 2013 at 9:48 am
  • Karen says:

    I’m pathetically behind on blogs (as usual, lately) but I couldn’t miss out on wishing you a happy (belated) diaversary and happy “new life”!!!! Hope those cupcakes were as fantastic as they look.

    February 13, 2013 at 5:57 am
  • Shay says:

    Happy Late Diaversary! I am sure glad you made it to the ER and into the DOC! You are such a great friend! Enjoy your new start! 😀

    February 15, 2013 at 1:01 pm
  • Scully says:

    Totally thought I commented on this post. Guess it was just a powerful thought brought on of course by a powerful post.
    I enjoyed reading this. Short and sweet!

    February 19, 2013 at 8:07 am

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