One of my most favorite things EVER is the Diabetes Meet Up!
I love meeting my D friends - who I only have known online - IN PERSON!
There is something so special about meeting someone for the first time and feeling like you've known each other forever. Knowing about the person's family and hobbies. Knowing that they live this same, crazy life. Knowing that they totally get the testing and bolusing and carb counting and everything else.
In the past few weeks, we have the PLEASURE of meeting up with TWO D friends and their families!
First, we got to meet Holly from Keepin' Up With The Jones Family! They were traveling through our area on their amazing summer vacation trip. They were soooo close - we just HAD to meet up!
We decided to meet at this Dairy Farm that is not too terribly far from our house. We like to go up there a lot and eat their homemade ice cream, visit with the goats and cows, play a little mini golf and - in the fall - go thru the corn maze, pick a pumpkin from their pumpkin patch, take a hayride and do all kinds of other fun stuff!
Sweets and MC sitting on the cows inside! LOVED their cool shoes!
Sweets is feeding the goad some hay. She would not feed them the other kind of food because they had to eat it out of your hand and she thought it was gross.
Can you tell it was 110 degrees? Seriously, I'm not lying. It was HOT!!! The kids had fun playing in some of the areas and riding the little train!
Holly was just as awesome in person as she seems on her blog! And so was her family! They are just too cute! I only wish that we had had more time to hang out!
Then, the next weekend, we drove to Indianapolis to visit the Children's Museum and see Taylor Swift in concert!
But we also we also were able to meet up with Mike from The Diabetics Corner Booth! We had met Mike before but this time we had the pleasure of meeting his lovely wife! They are just as sweet as can be! We met for dinner and Sweets immediately warmed up and started chatting! It was fun for her to see an adult testing and wearing a pump like she does! I forgot my camera so I didn't get any pics of that meet up - but it was still fun! We were sad that Cherise was unable to meet up with us that night! We'll just have to go back again soon!
D Meetups are so much fun! Go find someone close you and hang out!