Posts Tagged ‘type 1 athletes’
Type 1 Tough – A Personal Story of Perspective
It has taken several weeks for me to work up the courage to write this post. This is a very personal post, and it somehow seems fitting that as we celebrate all of our Type 1 Tough Athletes with such vigor – we also do something to raise awareness. And that we do so with honesty, revealing the very personal, very hard, very heartbreaking, extremely stressful aspects of this autoimmune disease as it feels to those of us living through it.Read More
Tips For Coaching a Type 1 Athlete | Softball is For Girls
Most importantly…count your blessings. These kids have grit. And they are tough as nails. And they are accustomed to fighting every day of their life, and they will fight for you and your team. They aren’t easily hindered, or quickly defeated. Most of them will whine and complain far less than the kids facing no real problems in life. When they are playing sports and following their dreams, they are grateful and in their happy place! And when they are on YOUR team, you know that you have a warrior on your side.Read More
#T1D STRONG | Juice Boxes, Insulin & Athletes!
Three years ago, November was just November. A cold and dreary month where I personally worried about holidays and everything else that a parent could possibly worry about it. But then, things changed. Our daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes a few short years ago and now for us, November is TYPE 1 Awareness…Read More