Getting “Officially” Diagnosed at 22 with ADHD, Anxiety, and OCD

A little over a year ago right before graduation, I started the (pretty) grueling and long process of getting screened for ADHD. Finding a place that my insurance "kind of" covered, would fit me in, and had at least a basic understanding of (or willingness to learn about) diabetes was definitely an adventure. Which led … Continue reading Getting “Officially” Diagnosed at 22 with ADHD, Anxiety, and OCD

It Makes Me Strong, Not Weak! (Asking for help and therapy)

  Hat tip to the DOC for this post. Asking for help/therapy! (Disclosure- please do not take this post as any medical advice or what you should. This is based off of my own experiences. I am not any kind of healthcare provider, so please consult with yours before trying anything).   Diabetes doesn't make … Continue reading It Makes Me Strong, Not Weak! (Asking for help and therapy)

#MentalHealth & #Diabetes- how “taboo”

  Diabetes. It's taboo. Mental health. It's taboo. Put it all together… and what do we have? Our current situation in diabetes, healthcare, (and society in general). And maybe- well probably- my situation. We have a world where when asked “how are you?” you are supposed to say “fine” or “well” or “great.” You aren’t … Continue reading #MentalHealth & #Diabetes- how “taboo”