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
Please note, that these are my thoughts relating to this. I’m not saying celebrating numbers is a bad thing- I’m saying that I wish we celebrated other things as well. I want to focus on my life and all the ins and outs- not just the number. I want to be person-centered and not number-centered. … Continue reading I Choose a Person-Centered Mindset, Not Number-Centered
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!
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
Why (I think) it’s important to have a good relationship with your HCPs (healthcare professional/provider). I’m passionate about a lot (if you couldn’t already tell). Over the past few years though, I’ve become passionate about the importance of having a good relationship with your healthcare providers. I say providers because it goes beyond Diabetes, beyond … Continue reading Why (I Think) It’s Important to Have a Good Relationship with your HCPs
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)