let me share this whole new world with you

there is much debate in the diabetes online (and offline) community about whether a person with diabetes ought to be considered or consider one self, “disabled”. sharing my position on this is something i’ve been very weary of because my feeling is that it goes against the grain of the majority rule. but alas, here […]

aint no sunshine when she’s gone

attending the medtronic diabetes advocates forum came with everything you would expect: great big hunks of information, meaningful connections, the forging of new friendships, open discussion, action plans, boats of laughter, and down-right exhaustion. coming home from the weekend, i said to my partner, jesse, “that was a lot of diabetes.” feeling slightly bent out […]

when everything’s made to be broken, i just want you to know who i am

my cousin got married last weekend. i went to the home where i grew up before hand because it was en route. i’m not sure what inspired me to begin poking around my old stuff, but i ended up with a book of poetry in my hands. it is more like a stack of papers […]

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 […]

i’m just the same as i was, now that you understand

have you ever bought a book with the intention to read it and then never did? it sits on your bookshelf proudly to this day because you like the title and what people might think of you if they see it on your shelf? do you think that the unread books in your collection say […]

i’ve got the power

haha. guess what? i am going to school again, starting february 2nd. WHY? well, because i am a crazy person (as mentioned before) and because i have this do-er energy that just spills out my pockets. some one rob me of this, please? just take it. im going to take three courses: general psych, abnormal […]