Please note, that these are my thoughts relating to this. I’m not saying celebrating numbers is a bad thing- I’m saying that I wish we celebrated other things as well. I want to focus on my life and all the ins and outs- not just the number. I want to be person-centered and not number-centered. … Continue reading I Choose a Person-Centered Mindset, Not Number-Centered
Unicorn Lamps, Chronic Illness, and Nightstands
A few weeks ago, someone reached out to me about submitting a photo and information about my nightstand. Her name is Emma Jones! Wait... what? Yes- that's correct folks! Submit a photo of my nightstand. But- there's a reason! It's pretty fantastic! "What’s on your nightstand? If you live with a chronic illness, your nightstand … Continue reading Unicorn Lamps, Chronic Illness, and Nightstands
Give Yourself Some Credit
Gives myself some credit- easy.... right? Definitely easier said than done... Okay... Give myself some credit. Say it again... Give myself some credit. anddddd again... Give myself some credit. Is it sticking yet? How many times do I have to say it? or point out to myself where the credit is due? Or where to … Continue reading Give Yourself Some Credit
We have more advocacy to do
Unfortunately, I couldn’t attend the Boston Women’s March this weekend (you can read about why on my Instagram post). But- seeing all of the involvement really inspired me- oh so much! That plus why I couldn’t go continues to add to my passion about why this- and beyond this is so important. (plus all of … Continue reading We have more advocacy to do
But Really- Bring on 2017! Peace out 2016!
To be entirely and COMPLETELY honest- I DREADED reading my post ending 2015 and looking into 2016. BUT- after reading through it- the focus wasn’t YAY 2016! (I mean there were comments… but it wasn’t the main focus) So that made me feel better. Because really- 2016 has been a roller coaster- honestly- kind of … Continue reading But Really- Bring on 2017! Peace out 2016!
Promises from 14 Year Old Me
After a rough few months, I was very much ready to do some serious thinking and resetting. I was going through some things back in GA a few weeks ago, and I came across the letter my 8th grade teacher had us write to ourselves to open at graduation. Reading now... it meant so much … Continue reading Promises from 14 Year Old Me
Teens with Diabetes are “Hard”- That’s Overgeneralizing
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 one word for everyone the entire time. There's so many more words to choose from... But "hard" that's over-generalizing … Continue reading Teens with Diabetes are “Hard”- That’s Overgeneralizing