A few weeks ago, someone reached out to me about submitting a photo and information about my nightstand. Her name is Emma Jones! Wait... what? Yes- that's correct folks! Submit a photo of my nightstand. But- there's a reason! It's pretty fantastic! "What’s on your nightstand? If you live with a chronic illness, your nightstand … Continue reading Unicorn Lamps, Chronic Illness, and Nightstands
Gives myself some credit- easy.... right? Definitely easier said than done... Okay... Give myself some credit. Say it again... Give myself some credit. anddddd again... Give myself some credit. Is it sticking yet? How many times do I have to say it? or point out to myself where the credit is due? Or where to … Continue reading Give Yourself Some Credit
It's New Year's Eve- I'm getting ready for a relaxing night to bring in 2017. My blood sugars have not been where I like them for almost 6 months- thanks to... hmmmm- I want a better word for the constant period that's been happening.... OOOOH! "PCOS & Endometriosis Flair-Up." YUP. That's it. That's what's been … Continue reading Alright… I’m Over this Whole Impact of a Period on My Blood Sugars
Wonder where my blog posts about PCOS, Endometriosis, and Diabetes have been? Well, they've been happening! So after my diagnosis of PCOS and alllllll of the questions and frustrations.... I started guest blogging at DiabetesSisters about PCOS and T1D (eventually adding endometriosis after that diagnosis). I've been blogging once or twice each month about my … Continue reading Guest Blogs for DiabetesSisters about PCOS & Endometriosis
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
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
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!