So- dating and diabetes- I know, I know. This topic- been there done that. I still haven't decided how I feel about dating- in general- I don't love it. I would like to make sure that I note this- I identify as a cisgender, straight, white, female. I've definitely noticed two typical "thought camps" for … Continue reading Dating and Diabetes? Let the GIFs explain it all.
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
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 3 of Diabetes Blog Week Language and Diabetes - Wednesday 5/18 There is an old saying that states “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. I'm willing to bet we've all disagreed with this at some point, and especially when it comes to diabetes. Many advocate for the importance … Continue reading Day 3- Language and Diabetes. #dBlogWeek
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
So about a year ago, I went on medication for ADHD for the first time- My intention when I went for a diagnosis was just answers. But I had also never thought about any other alternatives. After a long discussion with the provider I found, she said I should at least meet with someone to talk … Continue reading ADHD Medication
A little over a year ago right before graduation, I started the (pretty) grueling and long process of getting screened for ADHD. Finding a place that my insurance "kind of" covered, would fit me in, and had at least a basic understanding of (or willingness to learn about) diabetes was definitely an adventure. Which led … Continue reading Getting “Officially” Diagnosed at 22 with ADHD, Anxiety, and OCD