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-
Life. Well. Shit happens. And I love this topic because it kind of relates to the title of my blog- there are always other things going on and who knows what will change and when- am I right? I'm always a fan of those memes about the number of things that impact diabetes (the giant … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 1: Diabetes and the Unexpected
So last week, Murphy’s Law hit. My pump malfunctioned. I wasn’t getting my insulin. My blood sugars were running higher and ketones hit. When I decided to pull off my pump, I couldn’t turn it off… That was a fun Sunday night/Monday morning… But now I have this new one that turns off pretty easily. … Continue reading Being Prepared for What-If’s
Sleep has become even more precious to me over the past several months, and guess what? It’s not just the diabetes. It’s not just the anxiety. Actually, it’s mostly the insomnia associated with my uncontrollable period- the PCOS and endometriosis. And you know what happened last night? For the most part, all of the fun … Continue reading I Just Forget Sometimes, and It’s Not the End of the World
We've all heard it- "teens/young adults with diabetes are hard." Okay... so what are we going to do about it? Besides judge. and hard? Each situation is different. Each person is different. You can't just categorize for it one word for everyone the entire time. There's so many more words to choose from... But "hard" … Continue reading Teens with Diabetes are “Hard”- WOAH- that is overgeneralizing!
Disclaimer- again- I am not a medical professional and this is not advice. Also- I did try to be as respectful as possible even with my blood boiling. There are some amazing healthcare providers out there- and kickass women with or without diabetes that are amazing moms (some diabadass moms too) or who want to … Continue reading Another Journey Begins- Diabetes and PCOS
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!