Let’s be honest with each other- we’re all friends here, right? (Well some of us at least.) But anyways- let’s be honest! I’d be willing to place a large bet that most people with diabetes have had an endocrinologist appointment with diabetes burnout (hey- could be another specialist even- hey… maybe it’s not diabetes but … Continue reading 9 Tips For Making the Most of Your Endo Appt with Diabetes Burnout
Even though I wish this wasn't the case, diabetes burnout will happen more than once.
I haven't felt this way to this point in a very long time. It's not diabetes burnout exactly. It's not anxiety specifically. It's just my overall feelings. I haven't felt even close to this way since high school. I conveniently blocked it from my memory. Until I realized the feeling. Of course it crept up on me. … Continue reading Sometimes- You Do You- is Exactly What You Need
Damn. It's expensive. Literally and figuratively. OH BOY! So.... I have ALL OF THE THOUGHTS on this subject! I firmly believe in "check your privilege" so- I'd like to acknowledge that as a white, straight, cis-woman (with educated parents- which helped lead to a foundation for me relating to a lot of things There is so … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 2: The Cost of a Chronic Illness
I hear this and see it on social media all too often... "The biggest problem with mental health is the mental health provider." Now typically this is in reference to chronic illness, but I've heard it generally too. Now. Granted. Yes. That can be a PART of the problem, but just a part. All of … Continue reading Mental Health Providers and T1D
I believe in pump vacations (and CGM vacations- but I’ll mostly mention pump right now). Now, I love being on an insulin pump- and I have ever since that first moment when I was 9 years. That’s when I first went on the pump- almost 15 years ago. It was the days of NPH and … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Believe in Pump Vacations
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