The goal, of course, is to find a balance that's sustainable -- since you need to be healthy for many many decades, not just a week
I've had Type 1 diabetes
for over 35 years. Some days are tough, but then as a parent, you know what tough days can be. Diabetes does not define my life nor does it define me. I earned a great education, travel the world, have a challenging career, and a great family life ... diabetes has not changed any of my life goals or my experiences.