My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

The first time I found out I was pregnant four years ago, I was hungry for information about a type 1 diabetic pregnancy. So I took to the internet. Shockingly, I found next to nothing about type 1 diabetic women's personal experiences with pregnancy. Everything I found was very clinical, and not what I was [...]

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Do Better

Do Better

Hi, friends. Time for a mental health check-in. It's been six months since I started taking that little blue pill. Every night, 50 mg keeps my anxiety in check so I can function like a semi-normal person. What a blessing it has been. I feel like I am able to enjoy my children, my husband, [...]

Know a ‘Poor Me’ person? Don’t let them drain you.

Know a ‘Poor Me’ person? Don’t let them drain you.

I try not to do posts like this because I'd rather spread happiness instead of dragging my dark cloud over people. But sometimes I just have to get it out in fear it will consume me. Do you know someone who is Master of their own Misery? I do. And damn, is it relentless. Let [...]

Blue Sky Day

Blue Sky Day

Somehow it's been nearly a month since I've returned to work. It's incredible to me how fast a month goes when you're having, err, fun? More like when you're raising kids and working full time. I was driving to work today and thinking about how I feel leaps and bounds better mentally than I did [...]

My decaffeinated life

My decaffeinated life

The fact that I've had to cut out regular coffee from my exhausted life has made me sad. And now, I've had to bid adieu to all caffeinated beverages. So long, Diet Coke. On the one hand, I've wanted to cut out soda for a long time. I'm aware of the warnings of artificial sweeteners, [...]