Sweetly Supported

Sweetly Supported

My Husband’s Role in This Diabetes Journey I would like to brag on my husband just a little bit here. He has been an incredible source of strength, knowledge, and love throughout my diabetes journey. In my family, diabetes was an unfamiliar topic, but Ben’s brother was also diagnosed as a young adult. His background…

Breaking the Misconception 

Breaking the Misconception 

Type 1 Diabetes is Not My Fault Receiving a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes can be overwhelming and challenging. It’s a chronic condition that requires lifelong management, and often, it’s not fully understood by those who haven’t experienced it firsthand. Unfortunately, misconceptions and well-meaning but misguided comments can add to the burden. One common misconception…

Diabetes, Panic Attacks, and the Unpredictable Wine Adventure

Diabetes, Panic Attacks, and the Unpredictable Wine Adventure

Join me on a journey of unexpected anxiety as I face panic attacks in my mid-30s, exploring their connection to diabetes and the unpredictability of life. Dive into the adventure of a ‘simple’ wine plan turned complex, and the challenges of managing diabetes while maintaining spontaneity. Discover how I cope and find support in the face of life’s sweet, yet challenging moments.

Living with Diabetes

Living with Diabetes

Discover the unique analogy of diabetes as a child, a constant presence in one’s life, bringing challenges, anxieties, and unending care. This heartfelt account explores the emotional and financial burdens of living with diabetes, the constant fear it brings, and the hope that sustains me through this journey of managing a chronic condition

Advocating for Yourself

Advocating for Yourself

Join me on my frustrating journey with a negligent doctor as I experience mysterious weight loss, overwhelming fatigue, and shocking medical neglect. Discover the importance of self-advocacy, the challenges of navigating healthcare, and the gender disparities that often leave women’s symptoms dismissed. This personal account sheds light on the need for thorough patient listening and understanding in medical care.