Buy the Book here I’m asking for $26 through orders not done on Kickstarter via paypal.me/mbartleson/26 I am so excited and so appreciative! Because- OMG! WE HAVE DONE IT! The Kickstarter is OVER GOAL! This book is happening! FUNDED! Updates 6-12 on the Crowdfunding Campaign for my Book! You can check out the blog post I … Continue reading FUNDED! Updates 6-12 on the Crowdfunding Campaign for my Book!
I haven't felt this way to this point in a very long time. It's not diabetes burnout exactly. It's not anxiety specifically. It's just my overall feelings. I haven't felt even close to this way since high school. I conveniently blocked it from my memory. Until I realized the feeling. Of course it crept up on me. … Continue reading Sometimes- You Do You- is Exactly What You Need
Damn. It's expensive. Literally and figuratively. OH BOY! So.... I have ALL OF THE THOUGHTS on this subject! I firmly believe in "check your privilege" so- I'd like to acknowledge that as a white, straight, cis-woman (with educated parents- which helped lead to a foundation for me relating to a lot of things There is so … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 2: The Cost of a Chronic Illness
So last week, Murphy’s Law hit. My pump malfunctioned. I wasn’t getting my insulin. My blood sugars were running higher and ketones hit. When I decided to pull off my pump, I couldn’t turn it off… That was a fun Sunday night/Monday morning… But now I have this new one that turns off pretty easily. … Continue reading Being Prepared for What-If’s
Sleep has become even more precious to me over the past several months, and guess what? It’s not just the diabetes. It’s not just the anxiety. Actually, it’s mostly the insomnia associated with my uncontrollable period- the PCOS and endometriosis. And you know what happened last night? For the most part, all of the fun … Continue reading I Just Forget Sometimes, and It’s Not the End of the World
Gives myself some credit- easy.... right? Definitely easier said than done... Okay... Give myself some credit. Say it again... Give myself some credit. anddddd again... Give myself some credit. Is it sticking yet? How many times do I have to say it? or point out to myself where the credit is due? Or where to … Continue reading Give Yourself Some Credit
Unfortunately, I couldn’t attend the Boston Women’s March this weekend (you can read about why on my Instagram post). But- seeing all of the involvement really inspired me- oh so much! That plus why I couldn’t go continues to add to my passion about why this- and beyond this is so important. (plus all of … Continue reading We have more advocacy to do