I wanted to share some of the updates on the crowdfunding campaign to get this book published!
Buy the Book here I’m asking for $26 through orders not done on Kickstarter via paypal.me/mbartleson/26 I'm self-publishing an honest book about growing up with chronic illness and mental health. I wrote the content before rose-colored glasses impacted my experiences too much. To help this book get published, you can visit the crowdfunding page to … Continue reading I’m Self-Publishing a Book!
"I hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow And each road leads you where you want to go And if you’re faced with the choice and you have to choose I hope you choose the one that means the most to you And if one door opens to another door closed I … Continue reading Hope Fills My Heart
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
This is your reminder that it's okay feel conflicted on Mother's Day. Whatever that might mean for you. Maybe your relationship is strained. Maybe your mom is no longer with you. Maybe you've gone no contact. And maybe- there are other mother figures in your life you'd like to celebrate. Don't forget it isn't always … Continue reading It’s Okay to Feel Conflicted on Mother’s Day
Your voice. It matters. Yeah- it definitely does. Your voice. Your (respectful) opinion. You story. Your experiences. It all matters. (Not my image) It can shape things. It can make other people feel like they’re not alone by creating more "me too's." Maybe you feel like it’s just you- but I promise- it’s not true. When you … Continue reading Your Story & Your Voice Matters
I usually say traveling alone. But that sounds lonely. And it absolutely is NOT lonely at all. So I'll say traveling solo! Personally. I LOVE SOLO TRAVEL. It's my favorite. I got my first real experience of traveling solo when I studied abroad- specifically for half of my week trip to London and my trip … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Love Solo Travel