I think I put this in the survey last year? Sure seems like me! Plus- hello name of my blog! 🙂 Share an interest, hobby, passion, something that is YOU. Maybe I'll go with Pokémon!? And Pokémon go? I'm still playing! (Yes, yes, yes I am. At level 31 currently. I'm going until I "catch … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 5: More than Diabetes
I've now been working at the College Diabetes Network and living in Boston for about a year now. Wait. What. I’ve been adulting for a year??? About a year ago, I was dumb and doing what I do best- which is hit the ground running and going a million miles an hour. Which. I don't do … Continue reading #cdnRetreat2016- Proving the World Wrong
Message Monday - Monday 5/16 Lets kick off the week by talking about why we are here, in the diabetes blog space. What is the most important diabetes awareness message to you? Why is that message important for you, and what are you trying to accomplish by sharing it on your blog? (Thank you, Heather Gabel, … Continue reading Day 1- Message Monday
So about a year ago, I went on medication for ADHD for the first time- My intention when I went for a diagnosis was just answers. But I had also never thought about any other alternatives. After a long discussion with the provider I found, she said I should at least meet with someone to talk … Continue reading ADHD Medication
A little over a year ago right before graduation, I started the (pretty) grueling and long process of getting screened for ADHD. Finding a place that my insurance "kind of" covered, would fit me in, and had at least a basic understanding of (or willingness to learn about) diabetes was definitely an adventure. Which led … Continue reading Getting “Officially” Diagnosed at 22 with ADHD, Anxiety, and OCD
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
I most DEFINITELY sang the "Barbie Girl" song when I wrote the title (not sure what the name of the song is). So... now it's stuck in my head of course. I LOVE POLI. I've been promising this post for a long time, and here it is!!!! (finally). This also needs a disclaimer- please remember … Continue reading I’m a POLI girl in a not so POLI world.