Let’s be honest with each other- we’re all friends here, right? (Well some of us at least.) But anyways- let’s be honest! I’d be willing to place a large bet that most people with diabetes have had an endocrinologist appointment with diabetes burnout (hey- could be another specialist even- hey… maybe it’s not diabetes but … Continue reading 9 Tips For Making the Most of Your Endo Appt with Diabetes Burnout
Moments like these. Where I know I've gotten to the last item in my tool kit... It sometimes hits me in all the wrong ways. Where I judge myself and feel like I'm failing- where I need to take a step back and not just take care of myself- but have to say not today-
Have you heard about Insulin for Life USA? Well, if you haven't... I hope you're ready for something pretty wonderful! Insulin for Life USA (IFL USA) is a not for profit organization with a mission to rescue unused diabetes supplies here in the United States. We provide insulin and other diabetes supplies free of charge … Continue reading Help Spread the Word about Insulin for Life USA’s New Documentary!
When I was younger and people asked me what I hated about diabetes- I always replied "other people" or "the rest of the world." Now- other things have been added to the list.. but... It's still up there though. I've had so many experiences- especially being in a small town in the south- but we … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 3: The Blame Game
I hear this and see it on social media all too often... "The biggest problem with mental health is the mental health provider." Now typically this is in reference to chronic illness, but I've heard it generally too. Now. Granted. Yes. That can be a PART of the problem, but just a part. All of … Continue reading Mental Health Providers and T1D
Please note, that these are my thoughts relating to this. I’m not saying celebrating numbers is a bad thing- I’m saying that I wish we celebrated other things as well. I want to focus on my life and all the ins and outs- not just the number. I want to be person-centered and not number-centered. … Continue reading I Choose a Person-Centered Mindset, Not Number-Centered
I don't think this will be a shock to anyone- BUT I LOVE CARBSSSSS! and maybe- I'm not supposed to admit it out loud- officially- but it's true. I love carbs. (shhhh- don't tell anyone- even though it's not a secret) (not my image) like Phyllis from "Confessions of a Type 1 Diabetic with a … Continue reading I have T1D and PCOS (and it’s no secret) BUT- I LOVE carbs!