So recently Renza of Diabetogenic posted a call to really talk about sex and (women) with diabetes which got me moving- I’ve started drafts- but tend to add to it and leave it behind- pursuing other posts instead. It’s also nice to get a call to action/motivation- I tend to think this relates to the … Continue reading Sex, Chronic Illness, and Mental Health: The Series!
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
I'm really excited to share the first guest post on my blog! (and that it's written by one of my closest and oldest friends. We met at Camp Kudzu in 2003, and even though she moved to PA... we stayed close!). I've thought about guest posts, but once she shared these tips with me when … Continue reading Guest Post: Tips to Alleviate Sore Spots from the Sensor
Damn. It's expensive. Literally and figuratively. OH BOY! So.... I have ALL OF THE THOUGHTS on this subject! I firmly believe in "check your privilege" so- I'd like to acknowledge that as a white, straight, cis-woman (with educated parents- which helped lead to a foundation for me relating to a lot of things There is so … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 2: The Cost of a Chronic Illness
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
Your voice. It matters. Yeah- it definitely does. Your voice. Your (respectful) opinion. You story. Your experiences. It all matters. (Not my image) It can shape things. It can make other people feel like they’re not alone by creating more "me too's." Maybe you feel like it’s just you- but I promise- it’s not true. When you … Continue reading Your Story & Your Voice Matters
I usually say traveling alone. But that sounds lonely. And it absolutely is NOT lonely at all. So I'll say traveling solo! Personally. I LOVE SOLO TRAVEL. It's my favorite. I got my first real experience of traveling solo when I studied abroad- specifically for half of my week trip to London and my trip … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Love Solo Travel