• Informative

    Halloween candy? Don’t mind if I do…

    Due to it being Halloween soon (next Thursday, wow) I thought I’d share and debunk some common myths that type 1 diabetics (T1Ds) face on a fairly regular basis. I’ll break them down in the following order. If you have questions or concerns about diabetes and you’d like a question answered, feel free to leave the question in the comments section and I’ll do my best to answer it. Disclaimer: all points of view are from my perspective and from talking with other fellow T1Ds, if you are offended: I’m sorry. If you’re confused about any part of this post, please ask for clarification, I’ll do my best to clear…

  • Life story

    I am a Mom

    When I was young I played with dolls, Barbies mainly, and treated them like my children. I’d dress them and change them (mainly their outfits, sometimes their hair styles). I couldn’t wait to be a mom in real life. Then I got into high school and realized there were so many things I wanted to do with my life and I wasn’t sure being a mom would fit with those desires and dreams. Backpacking across Europe sounds lovely, but not with a baby or toddler in tow. I wanted to travel and see the world without being burdened with family responsibilities. I now look back on the times when I’d…