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.
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.
The next post in "Sex, Chronic Illness, and Mental Health" is all about PCOS and endometriosis.
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 had all of these plans this week. My to do list was ready. I had all of these writing plans this week too. Well this post wasn’t even in my plans- but it’s probably the only one I’m cranking out. I’ve been running low since the middle of the night on Monday/Tuesday.... I would probably … Continue reading Low Whining and WTF Diabetes
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!