Author Archives: brookebroome

About brookebroome

I am the mother of 9 year old twin girls, one diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on March 15, 2012.

Setting the Foundation

What is Diabetes Blog Week? For those of you who haven’t participated before, the idea of Diabetes Blog Week is that bloggers sign up to post about a set topic each day for a week. This way, readers can jump … Continue reading

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Phase One: Diagnosis

About a month before Olivia was diagnosed with Diabetes we knew something was wrong. No one drinks an entire bottle of water at once, for no apparent reason.  Especially not an eight year old little girl.  In addition, because my … Continue reading

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People are Good

People, as a whole,  don’t suck as bad as they can appear to at times.  I am extremely overwhelmed and humbled by the outpouring of support that has been displayed to my family via the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. There have been … Continue reading

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Finding the Diabetes Helpers…

Mr. Rogers always knows how to ease our minds. If I did not know that at this time yesterday, I do now. Our society has been overwhelmed by images and sound bites of death, destruction, and pure evil for over a week now. It has been depressing, … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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