NaBloPoMo Day 16
According to a 2006 study, both diabetes-related medical symptoms and social support independently contributed to depression, depression also contributed to lower social support.
Our 2010 World Diabetes Day celebration began a day early.
The Seattle Seahawks were in town.
In case I haven't mentioned it,
Mr. Rose is from the Seattle area.
He is a DIE HARD Seahawks fan.
Therefore, by default, we - his family - are Seahawk fans as well.
That being said...
|(Please note Tiara striking a pose in the middle - SO TYPICAL!)|
...we ALL wear our Seahawk pride once a year...when they come to town!!!
(They won, by the way...in case you were wondering.)
And so, in the middle of Cardinal country, we donned our jerseys and wore them to church.
The lawn is always full of toys.
|I had to snap a picture of this blue circle to honor World Diabetes Day.|
We are blessed to have many friends who attend the same church.
Our crew can often be found attending service with Kris and her family,
usually on Saturday evenings.
This past weekend was extra special because we ran into another
D Mama and had the pleasure of hanging out after service, while the kids played!
|Check it out -- Medtronic, Animas, and Omnipod!|
And then, by chance, I spotted ANOTHER D Family we know from church!
|(insert a second Animas)|
Friends, there's nothing like an impromptu meet up with people you love...
along with the insulin pumps (or shots!) that keep them alive!!!
(While Mr. Rose was at the football game
and the younger 2 Rosebuds were at a birthday party,)
|Yup...that's NINE (9) meters!|
We celebrated WORLD DIABETES DAY by meeting up with several local D Families
to do the Big Blue Test!
STEP 1: At 2pm test your blood sugar.
STEP 2: Get active for 14 minutes!
The original plan was to walk the greenbelt
at our 2 pm check, there were a few kids who were low.
We didn't want to risk taking off and leaving anyone behind.
Since the Big Blue Test included an intentional effort of purposeful activity,
the kids marched, skipped, hopped, and climbed play structures for 14 minutes.
By doing it this way, the kids could jump in and out as/if needed,
without worrying about being isolated or separated from the group.
STEP 3: Test Again.
STEP 4: Record your results HERE.
It was time to celebrate!
P.S. You might recognize
some of the faces in this post...
Participating D Mama Bloggers include:
Donna, Sugar Kids
Kristi, My Sugar Bugs
Stephanie, My Life As A Pancreas
Tracy, The Superhero and the Princess
Happy 2010 World Diabetes Day,