It’s dark. It's always dark no matter what time of day. My music is turned up and my headphones are in so I can try to escape into the lyrics. I’m hunched against the door of the bathroom feeling the cool tile floor against my feet while I’m hugging my legs to my body trying … Continue reading When Your Darkest Moments are Tied to Your Period
Getting Back in Shape with Diabetes
I’ve had to do a lot of getting back into shape- which with diabetes- can be an adventure! It took me a few stumbles, but I had to push myself to not push myself too hard when getting back into shape.
Thanks 2017! Are You Ready 2018?
Thanks 2017! Are You Ready 2018? I started doing posts like this towards the end of 2015 and before 2016 started. I did another for the end of 2016 and before 2017. This year… well- it’ll be at the beginning of 2018 and after 2017 ended- and probably… for the most part it’ll be a … Continue reading Thanks 2017! Are You Ready 2018?
(The One with the) PCOS and Endometriosis Flare Up
I’m curled up on the sidelines with my tips and tricks to get by while cheering on the birth control to defeat my body. Yes- in this weird twisted set up…. All I want is for my body to lose to the medication in this constant battle- this battle of chaotic and painful periods. My … Continue reading (The One with the) PCOS and Endometriosis Flare Up
Challenge for Diabetes Awareness Month: Let’s Stop Pointing the Finger
Challenge for Diabetes Awareness Month: Let's Stop Pointing the Finger It’s Diabetes Awareness Month! I feel like I’ve been on a little marathon with awareness months since September- PCOS then ADHD in October. But here we are- it’s November- World Diabetes Day is around the corner on November 14th. You’ll see the hashtag #NDAM floating … Continue reading Challenge for Diabetes Awareness Month: Let’s Stop Pointing the Finger
Dear Teenage Mindy, I Need to Talk to You About Your Period
There's so much I wish I could tell you and stop you from experiencing when it comes to your period.
Impact of Being Back in a Better Place
Impact of Being Back in a Better Place We talk about life changes in general and somewhat touch on the impact on them with diabetes. We’re reminded that stress can make you more insulin resistant. I try to remember this when it comes to my diabetes management. I always seem to forget the impact of … Continue reading Impact of Being Back in a Better Place