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?
FUNDED! Updates 6-12 on the Crowdfunding Campaign for my Book!
Buy the Book here I’m asking for $26 through orders not done on Kickstarter via paypal.me/mbartleson/26 I am so excited and so appreciative! Because- OMG! WE HAVE DONE IT! The Kickstarter is OVER GOAL! This book is happening! FUNDED! Updates 6-12 on the Crowdfunding Campaign for my Book! You can check out the blog post I … Continue reading FUNDED! Updates 6-12 on the Crowdfunding Campaign for my Book!
Goals, Books, Chronic Illness, & Mental Health
Buy the Book here I’m asking for $26 through orders not done on Kickstarter via paypal.me/mbartleson/26 I’m self-publishing an honest book about growing up with chronic illness and mental health. I wrote the content before rose colored glasses impacted my experiences too much. To help this book get published, you can visit the crowdfunding page to … Continue reading Goals, Books, Chronic Illness, & Mental Health
Being Prepared for What-If’s
So last week, Murphy’s Law hit. My pump malfunctioned. I wasn’t getting my insulin. My blood sugars were running higher and ketones hit. When I decided to pull off my pump, I couldn’t turn it off… That was a fun Sunday night/Monday morning… But now I have this new one that turns off pretty easily. … Continue reading Being Prepared for What-If’s
Your Story & Your Voice Matters
Your voice. It matters. Yeah- it definitely does. Your voice. Your (respectful) opinion. You story. Your experiences. It all matters. (Not my image) It can shape things. It can make other people feel like they’re not alone by creating more "me too's." Maybe you feel like it’s just you- but I promise- it’s not true. When you … Continue reading Your Story & Your Voice Matters
Chronic Illness Doesn’t Mean You Have to Be Extreme
As a person with type 1 diabetes, a chronic illness, I beat myself up when it gets in the way or makes things more difficult- when it’s present- when maybe it’s a little less invisible. I have this overwhelming feeling that I’m failing. That I could do better. That it shouldn’t be a factor to … Continue reading Chronic Illness Doesn’t Mean You Have to Be Extreme
OCD Looks Like a Work in Progress (For Me): a Follow-up
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.