I have added a page about diabetes. This is a topic close to home as I am a Type 1 or Juvenile diabetic myself. I also feel like it isn't talked about enough. There are so many commercials on TV for Type 2 diabetics and so many more pharmaceuticals for them too! I'm stuck! I take insulin and that is that pretty much! I feel like us Type 1s are always left out...so that page is a tribute to us! And hopefully contains useful information for someone out there...
I'm also trying to start planning out what to put on this site. I have a ton of ideas. I need to write more of them down. I'd like to do a series or maybe just a page on what moving was like for us. It's been almost an entire year and it still feels like yesterday....oh wait, maybe that's just because we still haven't finished unpacking and most of our stuff is still in storage...right...
There was so much to do when we were preparing for our move. It was a huge change for us! Me and my hubby (and of course, our baby daughter!) had never lived outside of New Jersey! We were both travelers, and had lived around the state itself, but never outside of it. So then to move half way across the country to a completely different place...well, it was a huge deal in terms of logistics, but it also didn't feel like a bad thing--I knew my family would be together, just in a different place.
Of course, when I say "family" there, I am just talking about my "nuclear" family--me, the hubby, and our daughter. The rest of our family--for the most part, all of mine and his--remain in New Jersey! And that has been a big change. While my hubby wasn't super close to his family, I was/am. We'd visit or at least talk on the phone weekly, if not more frequently. It has been a joke in our house that when my phone rings, the hubby asks, "Who is it? Your mom or your dad?"
We've gotten our family to visit a few times in the past year, which was really nice. We hit up all the local Houston attractions (the Museum of Natural Science, the Children's Museum, Johnson Space Center, the Chase Tower, etc etc), and, of course, some of the out-of-Houston-but-you-should-see-it-while-you're-here attractions too, like going to Galveston, Katy, or the Blue Bell Creamery out in Brenham! The latest visit was with one of my three younger sisters (yes, I am the oldest of four daughters...a story for another time!) and by the time she left, she was exhausted! I blame her--she was only here for 3 full days and 2 half/travel days. How can you expect to see a city as large as New Jersey's Bergen and Hunterdon counties (where me and the hubby are from) put together in that amount of time?!
Anyway, I am expecting my parents to visit at the end of the month and I am certainly looking forward to it! I hope to see you back as I continue to add to this site! :)