Taking care of yourself is essentially one of our most important daily tasks. Washing, dressing, brushing... no one else cant do it for you. It's really up to you. For someone with type one diabetes there's so much more that we have to think about everyday. Taking care of myself is probably where I struggle… Continue reading Self care 101
If you would have told me last year about the person that I would be today, I'd have probably said you were crazy. In order to define exactly where I am, and what I mean by that you'd have to know where I came from and what exactly I'm referring to. You see, if you… Continue reading The process of self healing
Five weeks ago I made a new commitment to myself. I decided to invest time, money and energy into a special diabetes coaching program. First of all, I met Daniele Hargenrader about a year and a half ago. I stumbled on her profile from no doubt clicking different DOC links. At the time, she was… Continue reading Committing to change
Everyday, we are bombarded with advice. What we should do, what we shouldn't do. How to dress according to your dress code, how to eat according to your doctor and how to talk and act and be according to everyone else. I've honestly forgotten how to be me. I've forgotten what it is that I… Continue reading Be careful where you get your advice from
There's something so satisfying looking at a blank page in front of you waiting to be filled. For those that know me, know that I am a sucker for a decent notebook. They invite me in, and they are a place where the possibilities are endless.I guess that's what intrigued me to write this blog.… Continue reading Start now
The purpose of this blog is to serve as an outlet for my many thoughts. Sometimes it feels good to know that there is someone you can help. I also have realized that I am very fond of writing. I've thought about writing a book, a self help book as it were to help and… Continue reading Who am I?
About a year after diagnosis, I was encouraged to switch from the needles to the insulin pump. At the time, I was so thrilled with the idea of making my life easier I jumped in with both feet!I still remember the meetings with the pump compagnies with my boyfriend by my side. Meeting rep after… Continue reading The story so far…