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
Day 2 of Diabetes Blog Week- The Other Half of Diabetes - Tuesday 5/17 (AKA mental health!!) We think a lot about the physical component of diabetes, but the mental component is just as significant. How does diabetes affect you or your loved one mentally or emotionally? How have you learned to deal with the mental aspect … Continue reading Day 2- The Other Half of 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
Not related to this post- I recently created a facebook page for my blog. (It'd be awesome if you liked the page and invited/shared it with people to as well!) I had realization recently that I was at post 99 and about to hit post 100. That’s a milestone right? How do you commemorate that? or do … Continue reading Diabetes UnConference, Fitting for my 100th Post
Not related to this post- I recently created a facebook page for my blog. (It'd be awesome if you liked the page and invited/shared it with people to as well!) We live in a world with pressure to fit in. The pressure to abide by beauty standards and social norms set by certain groups. When … Continue reading The Marks It Leaves Behind
16. It's a sweet 16 (hehe punny). 16 years. 16 years... I've been thriving with Diabetes for 16 years now. Diabetes has been along for the ride. It's my 16th Diabirthday. I've gone from the days of NPH to insulin pumps to CGMs and everything in between. I've heard about the days before glucose meters … Continue reading 16 (Diabirthdays and counting)
Mother Nature, I’d like to take a rain check! If you are not quite comfortable with reading or talking about the “Time of the Month,” gift from mother nature- AKA period. Then… this post might not be for you- I won’t be “graphic." This post was also written before my PCOS and endometriosis diagnosis in … Continue reading Mother Nature, I’d Like to Return Your Gift, Please. Diabetes Doesn’t Get Along with Periods!