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
When I was younger and people asked me what I hated about diabetes- I always replied "other people" or "the rest of the world." Now- other things have been added to the list.. but... It's still up there though. I've had so many experiences- especially being in a small town in the south- but we … Continue reading #DBlogWeek Day 3: The Blame Game
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
It’s Endometriosis Awareness Month! So as some of you know- I was diagnosed with PCOS and endometriosis this past summer (summer 2016)- and it’s been an experience to say the least… And maybe I should have gone into more detail about what is and what it means to me? So- I'll do that since endometriosis … Continue reading Endometriosis Awareness Month- Where’s My Gift Receipt?
I don't think this will be a shock to anyone- BUT I LOVE CARBSSSSS! and maybe- I'm not supposed to admit it out loud- officially- but it's true. I love carbs. (shhhh- don't tell anyone- even though it's not a secret) (not my image) like Phyllis from "Confessions of a Type 1 Diabetic with a … Continue reading I have T1D and PCOS (and it’s no secret) BUT- I LOVE carbs!
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
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