Diabetics Change The World (Of Art)

Growing up with diabetes makes you more aware of the people that this illness affects on a daily basis. And a lot of the time, as a society we look to celebrities and people of importance in order to get inspiration and to gain confidence. Paul Cezanne was a french painter. He suffered from diabetes […]

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Why I Love My Simple Life

Confucius was a man that I probably learned about during some English or History class and just did not pay attention when the teacher was talking. But, he was a man important enough to teach about. Confucius does not play a huge role in my life. He is not what makes my life simple, yet […]

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What If Regina George Had Type 1 Diabetes

If Regina George Had Type 1 Diabetes then the very popular movie (and probably best movie of my lifetime) Mean Girls would have been even groolier than it is.. Regina George wouldn’t be being carried by those boys, she would be taking her pump off, testing her blood sugar and telling her teacher that she […]

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How To Survive Mid-Terms (Yes, It’s Okay To Cry, Too)

This week at school is the week that all high school and college students look at and just cringe. It is mid-term week. Now Mid-Term week is what stresses out most students because it is assessing if you actually learned anything from the last couple months and to give a percentage of how much you […]

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12 Awkward Things You Can Do (&SAY) Because You Have Diabetes

“I’m super high right now.” [inserts weird looks and stares] Shooting up insulin in a public place forgetting that it looks a lot like hardcore drugs (but we all do it just to see the reactions people have). Cutting people in line because of the urgency to pee and just yelling, “I’M DIABETIC!!!” The word, […]

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Diabetes In Taylor Swift Lyrics

So everyone always says that Taylor Swift is so relatable to basically every aspect of life. I am here to prove that. So here are a few Taylor Swift lyrics that can be related to the struggles of diabetes. When there’s a Christmas party and you just devour sweets and candy canes and you just […]

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Christmas Eve Eve

Merry Christmas Eve Eve everyone!! Here’s a little Wordless Wednesday (my first one) for how I spent my Christmas Eve Eve!!!!        

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The Issue With Traffic (How to Handle It When You’re Learning to Drive)

The reason for traffic in any place is usually because there is a hold up somewhere because of something that you either a). will never know why there was such a backup or b). because of a really bad accident and you’ll see the ambulance and about ten police cars holding everyone up or c). […]

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The Bad Kind?

When first introducing yourself to the world as a Type 1 Diabetic there are many questions that will begin to intrude your everyday life like “Are you sure you can eat that?” “Can you eat ice-cream still?” “How well maintained is your diabetes?” “Aren’t diabetics supposed to be fat?” “My grandpa has diabetes and he […]

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Beating the ‘Betes on the Court

Don’t let diabetes stop you from putting your best foot forward. As a 4-sport athlete I have a few tips how to keep diabetes in your control while you’re playing your sport. ALWAYS HAVE A METER. This may sound crazy but, it’s true. Sometimes diabetics forget their meter, and this is so not good, any […]

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