Open Mind, Open Heart

Scars are cool, like physical scars. I think they’re so cool because no matter how strong something was that tried to break you, you were stronger. I think that that is cool, and I also think that it’s cool how cells can totally repair themselves. But, I think the metaphor behind it is cooler than […]

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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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The Multiple Loves of My Life

Some of these are embarrassing, but we have all had those moments where well, a certain celebrity was our whole entire world. Yes, having dreams and crying when they post pictures with other women is totally normal, and yes eating ice cream is as well. It is all apart of growing up in the generation […]

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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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Reasons Why Sierra Sandison Should Be Your Favorite Diabetic…EVER!!

Sorry Nick Jonas and Jay Cutler, but I think this amazing woman deserves the ‘Best Diabetic EVER Award.’ She totally understands every struggle that diabetics have had…EVER!  cause haven’t you ever wondered the same exact thing?! Started the #showmeyourpump hashtag and campaign   She walked in her bikini WITH HER PUMP ON!!  AND SHE DID IT AGAIN […]

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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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What Rejection Feels Like In Comparison To Diabetes

Rejection feels like… -When your blood sugar is high in the middle of the night and you keep correcting but somehow your blood sugar still rises. -That feeling when you’ve gone low and eat half the pantry and right after you realize, “I shouldn’t have done that”. -That gross taste in your mouth after waking […]

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