Amy Foley
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  • Victoria, MN
  • United States
  • Diabetes Mom

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Diabetes Mom
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Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I have a 12-year old who has had type I diabetes for 5 years and I am looking for other Moms who have health issues with their children, and how they manage.
What is your blogging philosophy?
I use my blog as therapy--when I write about situations that come up with managing diabetes, I like tell others who might have some insight or support.
I have been blogging since...
October, 2010

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Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!

Posted on January 19, 2011 at 4:56pm 0 Comments

Like we do every three months, we trucked out to Hopkins to see the endocrinologist Wednesday. I think Jack's starting to like going, and me too, because I try to set the appointment around lunch time and then we get to have a private lunch, just Jack and me. I probably should insist he pick a healthier place to eat, other than McDonalds, but it's what he picks every time...except today! First surprise--Subway for lunch! (Thank you Jack!)

Another surprise--Jack's A1C number. (A1C is a…


Lesson Learned

Posted on January 6, 2011 at 10:07am 0 Comments

This morning I got another call from the Nurse's Office as I was desperately trying to log in an hour on the Stairmaster. As I picked up I heard Jack who said, "Mom. My number is over 400 and I have a trace of keytones."


Hmmmm. If I panic, I may fall off this dumb machine, so I say, "Did you remember to pump your toast?"


"Will you look on the pump and tell me how many carbs you put in?"

"20," he said.

"Did you eat anything else? Nothing to drink? Did…


Natural Consequences

Posted on January 4, 2011 at 9:21pm 0 Comments

I would bet that for those of you reading this, you would agree that teaching children to be responsible can be difficult. In fact, sometimes 'teaching moments' present themselves and you have to capitalize on them. Like the time when I drove all the way to Lakeville (from Victoria) to Jack's soccer game only to hear, as I get out of the car, "Mom! I forgot my cleats!" And I must confess, my first reaction was to turn around and drive all the way home to get those cleats because otherwise I…


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At 10:19am on June 21, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)

Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help

At 10:52am on January 13, 2011, Lynda Coker said…

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At 3:10pm on January 11, 2011, Mama Hen said…

Welcome to MBC! I look forward to following your blog. Come and visit my blog Mama's Little Chick and say hi. Also come and join my blog network, Mama's Little Nestwork. It is a great group of bloggers and a wonderful way to get your blog noticed. Have a good day!

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At 11:53am on January 6, 2011, Cynthia Helwig-Putorti said…
Here's hoping you have a great New Year and welcome from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time. Don't be too overwhelmed by MBC. The ladies are awesome here and sooo embracing. Hope you enjoy your stay :)
At 11:39am on January 6, 2011, Cinderella Of Boston said…
Welcome and Hi.  Time is precious to us all, I know and this may seem so
overwhelming with everyone vying for your attention.  Hope your stay
here is awesome.  But, if you're a petite woman 5'4" and under &
would love to read great articles about the best things that come in
small packages  ~ come on over for a visit and stay a spell ... we'd
love to have you.  Best wishes for a Happy New Year.
At 12:05pm on January 5, 2011, One Simple Bliss said…

From one new blogger to another, welcome to MBC! :)



At 9:51am on January 5, 2011, Tia said…
Welcome to the club Amy!!
At 8:41pm on January 4, 2011, Becki Becker said…

Hey, Amy!  Welcome!  I look forward to reading more on your blog also!



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At 6:41pm on January 4, 2011, Kate the Book Buff said…
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It can be a bit overwhelming around here at first, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!
-Kate the Book Buff

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