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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Low? Or tired?

After putting Mattias down for his nap, I came downstairs to find this:




Thank goodness she wasn't low... just tired.

Moments like these should make my heart swell with love.

Not stop in fear.

Stupid diabetes.

15 comments:

  1. That is enough to make your heart jump out of your chest!

    What drives me crazy is that I have 3 children, 1 with diabetes. When the other two are thirsty, I'm in there testing them during the night.

    I feel like the crazy lancet lady!!!

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  2. So glad she was just tired and not low . My heart used to sink when my son would be found like this . I hate the big d .

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  3. Stupid, stupid Diabetes!!
    Should totally be an 'awe how sweet' moment not a 'holy sh*t, is she OK' moment!!

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  4. I get the same too about myself, when I am REALLY tired I hate asking myself tired or just high? Both are pretty annoying!

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  5. holy crapolina!!! I woudl have fuhreaked if I walked in the room and Ellie was on the floor like that. Of course, she is WELL beyond the napping stage . . . but still.

    I hope you had a nice stiff drink shortly following ;)

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  6. Oh, I'm glad she was just tired- and I can relate. My poor d-kid never falls asleep in the car without me freaking out, waking her up if I'm driving, just to "make sure". She gets annoyed with me but I can't help it. It's either wake her or pull off somewhere and test her. Argh.

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  7. Wait...you had a quiet moment to yourself? Congratulations!

    But I think I would have had a heart attack walking down the stairs to see that. The picture alone made my heart drop into my stomach. :( But agreed, after the shock...it is a very sweet pic.

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  8. I was sure hoping the answer was going to be just tired. I hate that we feel that panic in moments like those instead of just being able to smile and enjoy our exhausted, sleeping kiddos!

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  9. "should" - lately I HATE that word, it makes me feel so angry and guilty about all that I can't change. Right now I have a list of "shoulds" that are being thrown out the window :)
    I am thankful that Elise was just tired.
    I'm tired, too...I should be sleeping...see there I go again.
    Have a fab week friend, I can't wait to hear more stories about your amazing new neighborhood, wonderful block parties and all that fun (sorry just dreaming for a moment there that it included free babysitting and no d worries, too for you guys!)
    Hope all is well and you're enjoying the summer :)

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  10. That would make my heart flop to my stomach. I guess I should appreciate the days when I COULD smile about that.

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  11. Oh Joanne, I would have FREAKED out!

    The same thing happened to us after fireworks, Matthew was in the back seat, falling asleep...I kept worrying that he was low.

    I hate that our kids can't just sleep.

    So glad she was okay!!

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  12. Yup.

    You should melt at love's first sight...and not panic first.

    Totally agree, my friend.

    Totally agree.

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  13. I damn near fell off the couch in fear just seeing that on the laptop screen... So glad it was just tiredness. Geez. You're right: darn diabetes.

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