Disclaimer- again- I am not a medical professional and this is not advice. Also- I did try to be as respectful as possible even with my blood boiling. There are some amazing healthcare providers out there- and kickass women with or without diabetes that are amazing moms (some diabadass moms too) or who want to … Continue reading Another Journey Begins- Diabetes, PCOS, and Endometriosis
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#cdnRetreat2016- Proving the World Wrong
I've now been working at the College Diabetes Network and living in Boston for about a year now. Wait. What. I’ve been adulting for a year??? About a year ago, I was dumb and doing what I do best- which is hit the ground running and going a million miles an hour. Which. I don't do … Continue reading #cdnRetreat2016- Proving the World Wrong
Day 5- Tips and Tricks! #dblogweek
Tips and Tricks - Friday 5/20 Link List. Let's round out the week by sharing our best diabetes tips and diabetes tricks. From how you organize supplies to how you manage gear on the go/vacation (beach, or skiing, or whatever). From how you keep track of prescription numbers to how you remember to get your orders … Continue reading Day 5- Tips and Tricks! #dblogweek
Day 1- Message Monday
Message Monday - Monday 5/16 Lets kick off the week by talking about why we are here, in the diabetes blog space. What is the most important diabetes awareness message to you? Why is that message important for you, and what are you trying to accomplish by sharing it on your blog? (Thank you, Heather Gabel, … Continue reading Day 1- Message Monday
The Tales of a (former) Medical Supply Hoarder
There, I said it. I’m a medical supply hoarder- mostly a diabetes supplies hoarder. (I'm not using this term in a joking manner either). I would like to note *former because I’m finally at a point where I don’t feel the need to hoard supplies now. Why is that? I’m saying goodbye to survival mode. … Continue reading The Tales of a (former) Medical Supply Hoarder
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence…”
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” –Audre Lorde As I’m writing this the theme song from “Girl Meets World” is playing on my iPod- “Take on the World”- that’s the plan! So. I work in a Diabetes non-profit. I have T1D. I’m an introvert. I … Continue reading “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence…”
Belief and change, a year after a major decision.
It’s a long one- hope you’re ready. A little late for a transformation Tuesday.. but... I think this would count. My, how things have changed. Changed for the better. Change I had no idea was coming. Change I had no idea I needed. It’s hard to believe that about a year ago, I was finishing … Continue reading Belief and change, a year after a major decision.