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
I'm sure many of you have heard this throughout your time with diabetes- "Make sure you rotate your sites." I've been hearing that since my days on NPH and regular- from checking my blood sugar to shots to pumpsites to the CGM. From my younger years, I remember the warning of "they don't work as … Continue reading ROTATE! ROTATE! ROTATE!
Do I call this an open letter? Or a rant? Or a statement? Who knows- but here I go. But I like letters- it makes me feel like they are going somewhere. and I already know this will be filled with "why me's" and pointing fingers and things people don't want to hear- but I … Continue reading Honestly- It’s Not Just on Me
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
So today closes out Mental Health Awareness Month- but like I said in my post yesterday- it never really ends for anyone- even if they don't have a diagnosis or a chronic illness or life challenge- mental health is always around and important to keep in mind. But I wanted to close out with my … Continue reading Maybe One Day- my hopes for the future of mental health & diabetes
Mental Health Awareness Month is almost over- and I slipped and didn't get out another post last week- which is messing with my own schedule- but I'm not sorry for it- it's called life- am I right? But as this month comes to an end- and just like diabetes awareness month- it doesn't end here. … Continue reading But you always have hope
Sometimes I Cry Do you have that trusty place? A place that you can go- When feelings get so strong and it's about show? You see- I prefer a stairwell where the foot traffic is low Where I can let it out but I don't want the world to know I know that crying is good … Continue reading Sometimes I Cry