I’ve noticed something though- The part of loving my body that’s been the hardest? It hasn’t been being okay with the shape of my body, or the acne, or that I’m sweaty or hairy. The hardest part has been believing in myself- ignoring the imposter syndrome and everything else going on inside my mind. But … Continue reading Loving Your Body When You Have a Chronic Illness (Part 2)
So- dating and diabetes- I know, I know. This topic- been there done that. I still haven't decided how I feel about dating- in general- I don't love it. I would like to make sure that I note this- I identify as a cisgender, straight, white, female. I've definitely noticed two typical "thought camps" for … Continue reading Dating and Diabetes? Let the GIFs explain it all.
I'm sure many of you have heard this throughout your time with diabetes- "Make sure you rotate your sites." I've been hearing that since my days on NPH and regular- from checking my blood sugar to shots to pumpsites to the CGM. From my younger years, I remember the warning of "they don't work as … Continue reading ROTATE! ROTATE! ROTATE!
So today closes out Mental Health Awareness Month- but like I said in my post yesterday- it never really ends for anyone- even if they don't have a diagnosis or a chronic illness or life challenge- mental health is always around and important to keep in mind. But I wanted to close out with my … Continue reading Maybe One Day- my hopes for the future of mental health & diabetes
Mental Health Awareness Month is almost over- and I slipped and didn't get out another post last week- which is messing with my own schedule- but I'm not sorry for it- it's called life- am I right? But as this month comes to an end- and just like diabetes awareness month- it doesn't end here. … Continue reading But you always have hope
Sometimes I Cry Do you have that trusty place? A place that you can go- When feelings get so strong and it's about show? You see- I prefer a stairwell where the foot traffic is low Where I can let it out but I don't want the world to know I know that crying is good … Continue reading Sometimes I Cry
Tips and Tricks - Friday 5/20 Link List. Let's round out the week by sharing our best diabetes tips and diabetes tricks. From how you organize supplies to how you manage gear on the go/vacation (beach, or skiing, or whatever). From how you keep track of prescription numbers to how you remember to get your orders … Continue reading Day 5- Tips and Tricks! #dblogweek