I ran a blog tour on A Need to Breathe to raise awareness for service dogs. Enjoy this guest post from the tour!!!
Welcome to our last post in the Canine Heroes Blog Tour! (Except for a wrap-up post tomorrow.) I am so excited to share this guest post from Pearl Willis. Thank you, Pearl, for sharing your story and for your dedication to service dog work!
A mother tosses in her bed, exhausted yet alert. In the other room, her four-year-old is sleeping heavily after a long day of play. His blood sugar is steadily dropping but he doesn’t feel it, he won’t wake up. Unable to fall asleep, his mother anxiously tiptoes in to test his blood. This is her life; constantly watching her son for low blood sugar symptoms, dosing with insulin, dealing with tricky sick-days. This is the life of a type 1 diabetic and those who love him.
What is type 1 diabetes?
I’ve had type 1 diabetes for nearly 5 years of my life. And it’s been…
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