I’ve been pretty absent recently dealing with a big chunk of burnout. Not diabetes burnout, but caregiver burnout. While I really have to do very little for mom, there are a lot of things that roll into the caregiver picture, at least for me.
Always “on” – the monitors are always on. I’m always listening, [...]
And it’s not from a lack of trying, the word simply doesn’t exist. Maybe there’s been no need for it, a word to describe a concept that is imbedded in societies around the world. Maybe it simply hasn’t risen to the level where society will take notice. Except, I believe, it has.
Let’s look at [...]
I have body image issues. My rather large gut shames me almost everyday.
It dictates how I dress, what I eat, makes me want to stay in and isolate myself so not to feel embarrassed.
After going through therapy for depression, I seem to have found another layer of issues that need addressing. It greatly [...]
“Your child has Type 1 diabetes”
Those are six words that no parent wants to hear. Those six words were a death sentence 90 years ago before the advent of insulin.
Today, most of the developed world has insulin to treat diabetes, but those six words are still a death sentence in most impoverished, undeveloped, and [...]
As a firm believer in the Law of Unintended Consequences (LoUC), it immediately came to mind when I read a post by Dan Diamond over at the Health Care Blog, About Time? Smokers Face Tough New Rules Under Obamacare which details a little known provision of the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act aka [...]