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Sunday, May 20, 2012

My Hero


Dblog Week Day  7 - Diabetes Hero



She was diagnosed at only 12 months.  She has never known a life other than finger pokes, shots, highs, lows, CGMs, and pump changes.  Eat now.  Eat this.  You can't eat right now.

She seldom complains.  When she does, I know it's time to listen.  She's only 4 and we often forget that.  She is more mature than some adults I know.

She has the biggest heart.  I haven't been feeling well this week and yesterday she came up to me, started rubbing my back, telling she wants to take good care of me, just like I do for her.

She is Elise; my hero.  My daughter.  My blessing.

How did I get so lucky?


*all pictures taken by Brooke Lowther of MaddiePie Creations for the Inspiration Through Art project.  Thank you Brooke for capturing my family in such a beautiful way.

7 comments:

  1. Love! <3

    That last picture is so beautiful!

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  2. LOVE the mom/daughter picture! You are both so beautiful, both inside and out.

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  3. oh, that melts my heart! what a sweetheart!

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  4. My heart is smiling! Love, Love, Love this and those pictures are just too precious! xoxo

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  5. You both are my hero!!! xo

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  6. oh so sweet she said she wanted to take care of you like you do for her! i hope you're feeling better now. and those pics are beeeeyouuuuuteeefulllll!

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  7. Made me cry! What an amazing girl Elise is! :) And an amazing mom you are!

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