Diabetes. It's taboo. Mental health. It's taboo. Put it all together… and what do we have? Our current situation in diabetes, healthcare, (and society in general). And maybe- well probably- my situation. We have a world where when asked “how are you?” you are supposed to say “fine” or “well” or “great.” You aren’t … Continue reading #MentalHealth & #Diabetes- how “taboo”
Did you know it’s almost Mental Health Awareness Month? Yeah- it’s happening during the month of May! So you guessed it- you’ll be seeing several new blog posts about mental health and diabetes this month (I mean… it’s in the name of my blog). I’ll also be sharing older posts on social media. (Diabetes Blog Week … Continue reading What Mental Health Means to Me
There, I said it. I’m a medical supply hoarder- mostly a diabetes supplies hoarder. (I'm not using this term in a joking manner either). I would like to note *former because I’m finally at a point where I don’t feel the need to hoard supplies now. Why is that? I’m saying goodbye to survival mode. … Continue reading The Tales of a (former) Medical Supply Hoarder
Not related to this post- I recently created a facebook page for my blog. (It'd be awesome if you liked the page and invited/shared it with people to as well!) I had realization recently that I was at post 99 and about to hit post 100. That’s a milestone right? How do you commemorate that? or do … Continue reading Diabetes UnConference, Fitting for my 100th Post
Switching Health Insurance with Diabetes (and much much more). AKA- adulting! So I recently switched health insurance (YAY). Needless to say it was an adventure. I had to go out swinging with my old insurance company (really no shocker there), but going out swinging with them was stressful because I was in limbo. My … Continue reading How To, Switching Health Insurance with Diabetes
Hello, it’s me. But do you know me? I was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet To go over everything They say that time's supposed to heal ya- But I’m still struggling to work through my experiences with healthcare adding up. There's such a difference between us I know- I’m “just” a “patient” without … Continue reading “Hello from the other side” an honest confession to all the healthcare providers of my past, present, and future.
To say that 2015 has been a year, doesn't even begin to cover it. I mean, I graduated college and moved to Boston... And that's just a slice of this year. I have kept up with my promise to make sure that each new year is even better than the last (of course there is … Continue reading Wow 2015, here comes 2016!