“Anniversaries” and other significant dates like this can be very triggering and the toll COVID-19 has created is no exception.
If we gaslight each other and ourselves about 2020, we won’t unpack. We won’t be able to do the work that might make 2021 at least a little better. It’ll fester.
JDRF, I am done until you do better for BIPOC with diabetes and their caregivers. Diabetes community, I am not going to stop talking about it. We must do better.
I hear you. I see you. Your words are deafening. You silence speaks volumes. Your actions are telling. I hear your comments- "I'll be fine. I'm not high risk. I don't have to worry""Let's break quarantine""It's just the flu""I'll be fine- why stop my life" I hear you in your conference rooms. I hear the … Continue reading I Hear You. I See You. (#HighRiskCovid19 Thoughts)
I've been in a writer's block and use the "Kitchen Timer" method including having a journal pulled up. One day while trying to write what I needed to write- this is what came flying out of my mind and onto my keyboard. After that, I felt a bit better and my writing juices were flowing once again. The past few months have included a lot of loss... specifically in the diabetes community and a family member. Diabetes, I hate you.
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