Unfortunately, I couldn’t attend the Boston Women’s March this weekend (you can read about why on my Instagram post). But- seeing all of the involvement really inspired me- oh so much! That plus why I couldn’t go continues to add to my passion about why this- and beyond this is so important. (plus all of … Continue reading We have more advocacy to do
To be entirely and COMPLETELY honest- I DREADED reading my post ending 2015 and looking into 2016. BUT- after reading through it- the focus wasn’t YAY 2016! (I mean there were comments… but it wasn’t the main focus) So that made me feel better. Because really- 2016 has been a roller coaster- honestly- kind of … Continue reading But Really- Bring on 2017! Peace out 2016!
After a rough few months, I was very much ready to do some serious thinking and resetting. I was going through some things back in GA a few weeks ago, and I came across the letter my 8th grade teacher had us write to ourselves to open at graduation. Reading now... it meant so much … Continue reading Promises from 14 Year Old Me
We've all heard it- "teens/young adults with diabetes are hard." Okay... so what are we going to do about it? Besides judge. and hard? Each situation is different. Each person is different. You can't just categorize one word for everyone the entire time. There's so many more words to choose from... But "hard" that's over-generalizing … Continue reading Teens with Diabetes are “Hard”- That’s Overgeneralizing
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)
I won’t lie and say that I have been body positive my entire life- well specifically- I haven’t had the best self-esteem most of my life- which was more about things besides outer appearances. Self-doubt followed me everywhere and always. (definitely something I do not miss about the preteen and teen years). This is also … Continue reading Loving Your Body When You Have Chronic Illness (es) (Part 1)
Switching Health Insurance with Diabetes (and much much more). AKA- adulting! So I recently switched health insurance (YAY). Needless to say it was an adventure. I had to go out swinging with my old insurance company (really no shocker there), but going out swinging with them was stressful because I was in limbo. My … Continue reading How To, Switching Health Insurance with Diabetes