I Choose a Person-Centered Mindset, Not Number-Centered

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

Unicorn Lamps, Chronic Illness, and Nightstands

A few weeks ago, someone reached out to me about submitting a photo and information about my nightstand. Her name is Emma Jones! Wait... what? Yes- that's correct folks! Submit a photo of my nightstand.  But- there's a reason! It's pretty fantastic!  "What’s on your nightstand? If you live with a chronic illness, your nightstand … Continue reading Unicorn Lamps, Chronic Illness, and Nightstands

Teens with Diabetes are “Hard”- WOAH- that is overgeneralizing!

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 for it one word for everyone the entire time. There's so many more words to choose  from... But "hard" … Continue reading Teens with Diabetes are “Hard”- WOAH- that is overgeneralizing!

Loving Your Body When You Have a Chronic Illness (Part 2)

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)