Wednesday, September 29, 2010

What Maddison has to say

Today I'm stealing an idea from HEIDI at D-Tales for a kids MeMe. Im pretty much out of the D blog tagging game but still thought Maddison's perspective was interesting enough! Here is what Maddison has to say.....

What is your name?


How old are you?


When were you diagnosed with Diabetes?

"When I was 6."

Do you remember what happened when you were diagnosed or how you felt?

"I thought Diabetes would go away, but when I found out it wouldnt I thought it was a deadly Disease. My Dad and Me were driving to the Hospital and I cried the whole way there. "

Do finger pokes or shots [or site insertions/infusion site changes] hurt?

"They dont hurt that much when you get used to it."

What is a high number?


What is a low number?

"70 or lower"

What does low blood sugar feel like?

"It feels like you are floating on a cloud, and shaky."

What’s your favorite way to treat a low?


How do you feel when your blood sugar level is high?

"Sometimes I feel tired."

What’s the best thing about having diabetes?

(giggles) "The Best thing? Umm....I dont know."

What’s the worst thing about having diabetes?

"When your stomache hurts and you havent eaten, but you can't or shouldn't because you are high."

Do you worry much about Diabetes?

"Ummmm,no.... not really."

If one of your friends were diagnosed with Diabetes, what would you say to that friend?

"Oh, thats ok! We can get through it together!"

What’s your favorite food?

"Ice Cream or Fettuchinni."

What’s your favorite snack?

"Cereal after school. I like Bran Flakes."

What’s your favorite low-carb food?


Do you know what a blog is?


Do you know that I blog about diabetes?


Do you care?

"No. not really"

Why do you think I blog about diabetes?

"To let people know that we are all kinda the same."

What’s your biggest wish?

"To stop school!"

Who’s your best friend?


What do you like about him/her/them?

"Kendall is always very helpful with my Diabetes and with just anything!"

What’s your favorite thing to do?

"Train Roxxie and Callie" (Our doggies)

Do you have a hero?

"My Nurse from the Hospital, and Dr D." (our Endo!)

What do you want to be when you grow up?

"I always wanted to be a Vet, but now we have a Poodle. A dog groomer, or anything to do with pets."

Who’s your favorite person in the whole wide world?

"My Mom and Dad"

Are you afraid of anything?

"Not really"

Fill in the blank. Maddison is........ -----PERFECT-------.
(There is no right or wrong answer.)

And THAT is what Maddison has to say!


Reyna said...

I LOVE her responses. She is so knowledgeable about her "d". Also, I think it is cool that she thinks she is "PERFECT". She is, just the way she is...perfect!

Great MeMe Kelly.

Wendy said...


Bran flakes....seriously????

Laura said...


Kris said...

She is such a sweet girl. I loved her answer about what she'd say if one of her friends were diagnosed. :)

BTW, I tagged you in another Meme on my new blog! :)

Heidi / D-Tales said...

Thanks for playing along! :) I love reading the kids' answers and getting their take on the D life. I love what she would say to a recently diagnosed friend. So caring! And bacon? She's a girl after my own heart! I love me some bacon! :)