“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post titled I Have To Stop Giving A Sh*t talking about no longer worrying about what the actual stresses in my life [...]
Let me explain why the pattern above troubles me. I have been having late afternoon lows off-and-on for months. Normally I would think I need less insulin except for a few pertinent facts:
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 [...]