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Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

CaringBridge has always been a resource for those experiencing a challenging pregnancy. In her own words, Carly shares her story of being pregnant and managing Type 1 Diabetes. Terrified of Pregnancy Growing up with Type 1 diabetes didn’t slow me down. While at times it was a nuisance, I never let it take control of my life and enjoyed swimming […]

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Quiet Your Racing Mind and Sleep Better

It’s been a long day and I’m tired. I get into bed ready for eight hours of blissful, uninterrupted sleep. As soon as my head hits the pillow my mind seems to come alive. And not just alive, but racing like I just had a triple shot of espresso. I begin rehashing the day, the year, my life. I go […]

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Top 3 Financial Tips for Caregivers: How to Protect Yourself

When it comes to caregiving, it’s often the little things that matter the most. Simple acts like visiting your ailing uncle and watching his favorite TV show, or making your mother’s favorite slow-cooker recipes and placing them in her freezer so that she’ll always have a home-cooked meal on hand, can make a huge difference in your loved one’s quality […]

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The Hardest Year

My cell rang, and I looked for someplace private to take the call. I walked into the garage and closed the door to my office, which happened to be my car. Sitting inside the car, inside the garage, I found my familiar haven. With three kids and a constant stream of places to be, things to do, people to talk […]

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Colton’s Army Keeps Marching On

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and for 14-year-old Colton Matter, fighting cancer for the 5th time in 5 years has required the strength of Colton’s Army of prayer warriors, professional athletes, family and friends who have been with him on this journey since the very beginning. Forming an Army Suzy, Colton’s mom, started his CaringBridge site the day […]

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