This is the first part of a triptych of diabetes posts. It references the time just before my diagnosis. The second part covers the most recent year of my post-diagnosis life. The final piece recounts some developments from last month and gives a view of the future.
This may be the most important voicemail I’ll ever receive:
But this one is a good one to remember, too…
… especially since that first message was her calling me on September 7th, 1999, the day before I was diagnosed with diabetes. Thanks, sweetheart, for all the help staying well these last eleven years.