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.

Diabetes Blog Week Day 3 – Memorable Moments

Today we’re going to share our most memorable diabetes day. You can take this anywhere…. your or your loved one’s diagnosis, a bad low, a bad high, a big success, any day that you’d like to share. (Topic suggestion from Jasmine of Silver-Lined)

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disney dumbo diabetesI could write about the crazy stories of high blood sugars or the even crazier stories of low blood sugars but my favorite memory of my life with diabetes so far is July 5, 2011.

I had met friends with diabetes before, but there was something extra special about that day.

That was the first day I met many of the people for the first time who have become some of my closest friends (with or without diabetes – do we still need this disclaimer?!).

diabetes and diet coke

There are many stories from that day, including trying to figure out what the deal was with the one guy whose jokes didn’t make sense until I found out about his real job. He still doesn’t make a ton of sense, but now I know that is just him.

memorable momentsI also remember a few days later being part of a conversation with a new friend (and FFL roommate) as she spoke hopefully about the future – a future that is now happening!

There are plenty of annoying, frustrating, scary, and discouraging “memorable” moments with diabetes but I don’t have to look very far to find the really wonderful ones too.

  • Kim says:

    It’s too early in the morning to be making me cry, Sara! Meeting you is definitely one of my highlights, too – diabetes or not. 🙂

    May 15, 2013 at 6:00 am
  • katy says:

    You are such a lovely person. Thank you for making diabetes so…appealing? I totally want it now.

    May 15, 2013 at 6:32 am
  • Brian says:



    I would say you have left me speechless, but we know that is not the case. I think I appreciate the shout out, but a picture of me would have worked just as well!
    No matter what we will always have Florida and Kansas City and Butter Frosting. (None of that was intended to sound dirty, if it did keep your minds out of the gutter.)

    May 15, 2013 at 6:56 am
  • Meri says:

    I love that you picked such a wonderful moment!

    And I love the DOC. Always.

    May 15, 2013 at 8:46 am
  • Colleen says:

    Just love when reading a blog makes me smile!

    May 15, 2013 at 9:25 am
  • Melissa Lee says:

    Great moment! And equally great pictures.

    May 15, 2013 at 9:46 am
  • Jasmine says:

    I love this! What a fantastic day, all because of diabetes.

    May 15, 2013 at 9:59 am
  • Jacquie says:

    Hey! I just wrote about this! Not as well as you did, but still. Much love!

    May 15, 2013 at 1:03 pm
  • Scott K. Johnson says:

    That was a great time for a lot of us, I think. Thanks for refreshing the memories. 🙂

    June 13, 2013 at 5:02 pm

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