SIX – It might take over an hour to get from
FIVE – Smog is way worse than heat. I am one of the odd people in
FOUR – Heartfelt prayers said by a five year old are the most pure, innocent, heart breaking things to listen to. I hadn’t realized how deeply Aidan was feeling the pain of Gloria’s condition until this week. When he met Gloria in June, Aidan thought she was one of the coolest people he’d ever met and all his memories of playing with her are in the exact room he will start kindergarten in on the 2nd. I can’t believe I’ve held it together so well for Sáin and Aidan throughout this tragedy but I almost lost it when Aidan said to me, “What’s most scary is that could be Sáin in the hospital and it could be Lillia remembering me in her prayers.” (Lillia is Gloria’s little sister and Aidan has made a special point to pray for her since he knows what it’s like to have a big sister with diabetes.)
THREE – There is no such thing as the “Lawn Mowing Fairy”. No matter how hard I wish for it, no magic fairy will come and mow my lawn while I sleep.
TWO – Strangers can be very kind. As I’ve stated in previous posts, we’ve been lighting candles for Gloria online and it touching the kind words that are showing up from all around the world.
ONE – Having the “big guns” in your corner feels pretty nice. This summer I’ve been talking to some of the producers at Good Morning America as they are doing a story about insurance companies denying CGMs. I really didn’t think they would choose our story but it’s looking more and more like they might be coming out to