Posts in category: endocrinologist
The Appointment

Endocrinologist appointments are important touchstones in life with diabetes. It’s a quarterly or tri-annual check-in at which months of diabetes are assessed as a whole.We went into the city for my daughter’s appointment yesterday. There were no extra…

You Know What To Do

We visited the endocrinologist a couple of weeks ago.My daughter’s A1C was up a smidge, which isn’t unusual at her end of summer visit. We do better keeping her blood sugar stable when her schedule is more predictable, as it is during the school y…

Endo Eclipse Day

A note: School has begun. A semblance of ‘routine’ is beginning to appear. The opportunity to dust off a couple of posts I began over the summer and never published has arrived. So, yes, you’ll see a couple of stories here which might make you thi…

Endo Day

As I started to write about yesterday’s endocrinologist visit the words felt familiar. I looked back and found a post (which you can read below) from 2013. The only difference between the old story and yesterday’s visit was the added visual a…

The Healthcare Experience

It’s Day 4 of Diabetes Blog Week, and so far I’ve managed to make my way through all of Monday and Tuesday’s posts, and comment on a fair chunk of them. Today it’s time to tackle the topic I’m most excited about. Here is t…

“How Are You” Makes a World of Difference

“How are you?” These are the three words which I absolutely hate to hear, but can’t seem to get away from. Almost every person who I pass during the day utters those words, and I hate it. I know they’re not doing it on purpose. …

Building Trust With My Endocrinologist

I have struggled to place my trust in endocrinologists over the years. Trust that I can comfortably pour my heart and complete honesty on the table. Trust that I’ll receive total support and complete understanding in return. Trust that any and ev…

I Don’t Feel Like I’m Doing Enough

I’ve been stuck in a rut for a while. My hba1c levels are okay, I guess, but they’re not great either. And they’ve been stuck in that good, but not great phase for a long time. And right now, I just can’t stop thinking about thi…