I'm following up to the original post to share what I've been working on and to put people at ease relating to where I'm at and what I'm doing for my OCD.
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
Wonder where my blog posts about PCOS, Endometriosis, and Diabetes have been? Well, they've been happening! So after my diagnosis of PCOS and alllllll of the questions and frustrations.... I started guest blogging at DiabetesSisters about PCOS and T1D (eventually adding endometriosis after that diagnosis). I've been blogging once or twice each month about my … Continue reading Guest Blogs for DiabetesSisters about PCOS & Endometriosis
I’ve noticed something though- The part of loving my body that’s been the hardest? It hasn’t been being okay with the shape of my body, or the acne, or that I’m sweaty or hairy. The hardest part has been believing in myself- ignoring the imposter syndrome and everything else going on inside my mind. But … Continue reading Loving Your Body When You Have a Chronic Illness (Part 2)
It’s okay to not be okay. Breathe. Say it again. It’s okay to not be okay. Breathe. Say it out loud- I’m not okay. But it’s okay to not be okay. Because how do you move forward… if you don’t even admit the truth? It’s okay to not be okay. Social norms say no- but … Continue reading Give Yourself Some Credit- It’s Okay to ‘Not be Okay’
I can feel it. I can see it whenI look at my CGM with indifference. I can tell when I just pick a random number to draw out on my insulin pen to give insulin. It lurks around the corner when my usual inclination to try and trouble-shoot is nonexistent. It’s back. But this time … Continue reading We Meet Again Diabetes Burnout
So I did a thing- I ran a 1/2 marathon (well my second- but I really don't count the first because that was just chaos and a crap show- full into my thyroiditis and exercise was painful- I was also not prepared). This also needs a disclaimer- please remember I am NOT a medical professional. … Continue reading Running a 1/2 Marathon with T1D (and other things)