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"D-day" - important??

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by KHS22, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. T-bird

    T-bird Approved members

    Aug 24, 2012
    I will always remember the date. It's just kind of stuck in my head.

    I don't really celebrate it with my family but I do think about it. (It'll be 2 years in June so there is still time for traditions to form). I think this year I might go out for pizza with my friends. :)

    It's a milestone.

    ETA: The girl who did pump training with me and I also wish each other a happy D-day every year.
  2. liasmommy2000

    liasmommy2000 Approved members

    Oct 31, 2006
    I remember the date (and I'm horrible with dates) only because it was Friday the 13th. I was never suspicious before that lol.

    We've never celebrated, though I always remember it and sometimes dh does. The first couple of years were difficult but since I sometimes don't even remember until late in the day or the next.

    However dd heard something about this and wants to have a celebration so we will. Need to figure out what since it's in a few weeks. Eight years.:eek:
  3. susanlindstrom16

    susanlindstrom16 Approved members

    Nov 29, 2012
    I definitely remember the date, but its only been one year!
    We didn't do anything special on that day, and my daughter is only 5 so she obviously had no idea. I did want to do something for her for being such a good sport about everything so a few weeks ago (months after the actual anniversary) we had a day out where we went to see a show and dinner and it was really nice. But we didn't mention the reason we wanted to do it, just that we wanted to have a special day with her.
  4. Sarah Maddie's Mom

    Sarah Maddie's Mom Approved members

    Sep 23, 2007
    I think that's a really nice way to handle it with a younger child. :cwds:
  5. Melissata

    Melissata Approved members

    Feb 19, 2009
    We have never felt the need or desire to celebrate or even keep the dates in our heads for either one. I did mention to my son once that others did this, and he rolled his eyes and asked why? To each his own.
  6. Debdebdebby13

    Debdebdebby13 Approved members

    Dec 15, 2011
    We celebrate with a big dessert out. We had a giant slice of chocolate cake from Johnny Carino's on her first D-day and we went to Braums and ate sundaes for this year's D-day. We enjoy it and celebrate a year of successful management of D.
  7. DavidN

    DavidN Approved members

    Sep 7, 2012
    This ^^^^^

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