So, we signed up for Type 1 Research Study called TrialNet (which I keep typing as TrailNet by mistake). Anyone else doing this? ( http://www.diabetestrialnet.org/index.htm)
Anyway, that is why we took all 3 kids to Nate's appointment on Monday. They draw blood and do testing to see if other members of the family are 'at risk' of developing Type 1.
WOW - I had no idea our oldest daughter, Emma would totally FREAK OUT! She was screaming and crying as soon as they came in the room. I took the other 2 children out to watch Barney and we could still hear Emma screaming over a very loud rendition of the Barney Song (you know - I love you - you love me - blah - blah - blah).
After that I thought for sure Sophie (3 years) would be a mess going in for her turn but she walked in and was a complete trooper. She sat there very quietly, watched them draw the blood and never even blinked an eye. Impressive!
By this time it was nearly 1:00 - we were all starving, Nate was tired and 2 hours past his nappy time & everyone was beginning to melt down - even me!
I'm still recovering from the endo appointment and then the TrialNet appt. on top of that - I think it completely frazzled me for the entire week!!