Moments like these. Where I know I've gotten to the last item in my tool kit... It sometimes hits me in all the wrong ways. Where I judge myself and feel like I'm failing- where I need to take a step back and not just take care of myself- but have to say not today-
Routine (and more) play a significant role in my ADHD, anxiety, and OCD “management.” Now, if I go a week or so without it, I’m okay (to an extent)- but recently after 6 weeks of travel and chaotic scheduling- my routine was disrupted- and it's taken a while for my intricate mind to get back … Continue reading Routine and Tips for my ADHD, Anxiety, and OCD.
I haven't felt this way to this point in a very long time. It's not diabetes burnout exactly. It's not anxiety specifically. It's just my overall feelings. I haven't felt even close to this way since high school. I conveniently blocked it from my memory. Until I realized the feeling. Of course it crept up on me. … Continue reading Sometimes- You Do You- is Exactly What You Need
Honestly- I try to forget some things and how they hit. Like grief. But I also remember that I didn’t properly grieve the first few times I lost someone- especially with my dad. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten … Continue reading Waves of Grief Always Break Through a Dam
I usually say traveling alone. But that sounds lonely. And it absolutely is NOT lonely at all. So I'll say traveling solo! Personally. I LOVE SOLO TRAVEL. It's my favorite. I got my first real experience of traveling solo when I studied abroad- specifically for half of my week trip to London and my trip … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Love Solo Travel
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
I’ve noticed something though- The part of loving my body that’s been the hardest? It hasn’t been being okay with the shape of my body, or the acne, or that I’m sweaty or hairy. The hardest part has been believing in myself- ignoring the imposter syndrome and everything else going on inside my mind. But … Continue reading Loving Your Body When You Have a Chronic Illness (Part 2)