I’m Self-Publishing a Book!

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!

Sometimes- You Do You- is Exactly What You Need

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

It’s Okay to Feel Conflicted on Mother’s Day

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