everything, in it’s right place

inspiration has been oozing out of all of our diabetes sets, sites, an pokes this week. reading posts has been fun, enlightening, magical, inspiring, uplifting, thought-provoking, and just downright fantastic wonderful amazing. there are so many blogs i want to give shout outs to. i will mention a few with explanations and also a few […]

i’ve heard it all in the hospital

i am posting a video of a song from my favorite band, the cold war kids. i also wrote some of the lyrics from the song below. i chose to show this song, because it has always resonated with me in a strong diabetes kind of way. i was a hospital kid. always sick. pneumonia […]

i’m on the right track baby, i was born to be brave

Diabetes Blog Week 2013: Day 5 diabetes can suck sometimes. it is hard to manage, and flares up at all the wrong times. stress makes it worse, every change in routine, exercise patterns and diet comes with the need to make medical adjustments and changes. BUT diabetes also has forced me to become my own […]

and all the roads we have to walk are winding

Diabetes Blog Week 2013: Day three i forgot to check my blood sugar for a while, back in 2010. maybe it was burnout, maybe it was laziness. frustration. acting out. rebellion. maybe it was one of those twisted unconscious attempts to avoid the feeling of failure by semi-purposefully not putting forth effort. regardless of the […]

lollipop, lollipop, oh lollie lollie

dear fake sugar, we, citizens of life with diabetes, have come to know that your ability to sweeten soda, cake, cookies, ice-cream, candy, coffee, chocolate, tea, and more, like every pleasure in this world, comes with a price. it has come to the attention of many that consuming more than a little of you at […]