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-
I wanted to share some of the updates on the crowdfunding campaign to get this book published!
It's PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) Awareness Month! It’s September, and it’s PCOS Awareness Month. What is PCOS? Healthline defines PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) as “a condition in which a woman’s levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts (benign masses on the ovaries). … Continue reading Ask Me About PCOS
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!
So- I’m saying it out loud. I’ve been in diabetes burnout the past few months. When did it start? Honestly, I cannot pinpoint an exact date, but I’d have to say it started this spring at some point. It definitely seems like it was a little and then continued to add to itself to start … Continue reading Diabetes Burnout Happens- And It’s Not a One and Done Type of Thing
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
We all know how I'm passionate about mental health and LOVE Mental Health Month! I'm excited to take it back to the post from 2014. and whewwwww- I wrote a long one. So I'd like to compare and contrast to see how I differ from now and then with this post. Alright- we ready? What … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 4: #TBT: What Brings Me Down