Month: June 2016

Bedtime Barbie

  Cherry paper catches stars from the Christmas tree by the scratchy wicker basket. Pink wrapping rips fast, except where Sellotape tugs tight, resisting, putting up a fight.   Bedtime Barbie sleeps through jiggling and jerking and pulling and slippers coming loose in the… Continue Reading “Bedtime Barbie”

A Score of O.

According to the government, my daughter scores a big fat zero when it comes to Type 1 Diabetes, meaning she needs no more care or help than the average 16-year-old.  She is a zero.  Nought.  Nothing.  What she needs to score in order to… Continue Reading “A Score of O.”

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