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
Body Image: a person's perception of the aesthetics or sexual attractiveness of their body. Body Dysmorphia: a mental health disorder* that often occurs in people with other mental health struggles, like anxiety, depression and OCD. * DISORDER: in which a person cannot stop thinking about one or more perceived flaws in their appearance that is … Continue reading Broken Body, Mangled Mind
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?
Change can be good. Really good. But it can also be really scary. Type 1 Diabetes is also really scary at times. So, I would think it only natural to fall in to and stick with a system that appears to be working for you. The KNOWN. What we know makes us feel comfortable. Puts … Continue reading Pumped Up: Part 2
It finally stopped pouring. But it is cloudy and dark for mid-day. I'm enjoying a third cup of coffee today. I know. Terrible. Like, two was bad. But three...gah! And I burnt my whole mouth on it...maybe that should have been a sign...maybe I should have put it down. But I didn't. I'm drinking it... … Continue reading Cloudy Day Ramblings