Welcome, to the work in progress that is my old/new blog space: A Soul is a Resilient Thing. Things are going to get a little messy. You see, I was here for a time then I left, started another space that ultimately did not serve its intended purpose. And I felt it more authentic to … Continue reading Starting Afresh (again)
Realabetes - definition: the ugly, REAL face of Type 1 Diabetes. As you may know, whether through reading my blog (thanks!) or by being a conscious human in this world, there are several types of Diabetes. I myself am a Type 1. Some (ignorant) people refer to this as the bad type; that is incorrect. No disease, … Continue reading Realabetes
Dear Diabetes, It was 20 years ago today, my pancreas lost the drive to play. And that's when we met. It wasn't what either of us were expecting. It certainly wasn't what I wanted. However, as sick as I was then any answer resulting in something being wrong almost certainly meant there was a solution. … Continue reading Dear Diabetes
It's 8 pm, on a Sunday night. But this isn't just any old Sunday night. I take my Lantus (long-acting) insulin every night at 8 pm. And have been doing so for almost 15 years (with a brief hiatus while I was pregnant). Even when I experimented and split the dose, it was 8 am … Continue reading Pumped Up: Part 5
I have not always been vocal about my mental health issues. But I have always written about my feelings. Somewhere (in my unsorted chaotic mess of teenage stuff) there were books and books of my ramblings. But those were lost somewhere along my timeline. If I am truthful, it is likely I did a BIG … Continue reading Am I a resilient thing?