Sunday, December 04, 2011

Holiday horror-days

ha ha!  My new title for the month of December!  Not just the sugar highs from eating too much sweet stuff, but the stress of families.  Totals up to horror-days!  LOL!!!

So, his kids and grandkids have all agreed to come here on the 24th.  That eliminates any possibility of him going to visit his parents until next year.  Kids and I have worked out everything and I think it will be great with limited stress.

But he says,"they won't stay more than half an hour"

I said, "no, they are coming for 4 hours.  Buffet style lunch, then open presents, then craft time with kids"

He says, "we'll see if they stay"

But he's right.  Usually the open gifts and leave.  So he has reason to say what he did.

Sad that I have to plan an actual agenda to keep them around.  But I am.

Now to find craft projects for the little ones.

We had a busy weekend with all this.  My youngest sister, her boyfriend and her best friend from 1000 miles away were all here.  I had such a good time. It's always good to reconnect with childhood friends.

And hubby is always on his best behavior when company is here.

Things are going well at the moment. Not withstanding that his glucose is still over 200 every time he tests.

I'm trying to just take it one day at a time....keep carbs in him to keep the lows away, and keepthe conversations pleasant.  It's a full time job!


PS.  Thanks for your compliments about me starting this blog.  I don't think it was courage near as much as it was survival.  I know that writing down your thoughts and feelings is one of the best forms of therapy.  Meeting each of you is just the icing on the cake!

1 comment:

Kira said...

I have now gone through and read every single post you have made on this blog. Long work! I am neither a diabetic nor a carer for a diabetic. I do have my own disability and being quiet young worry about what would happen if I did get married and my illness got so bad my husband was also a carer.