Category Archives: Burnout

Obligatory Catch-Up Post

I’ve been thinking a lot about stuff that seems perfect for blog posts, but then I never actually do the posts. So, that brings me to this point where I have to do the obligatory catch-up post where I explain … Continue reading

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All Hail D-Camp

After years of hearing about the great experiences others (and others’ kids) have had at diabetes camp, we finally have some stories of our own. The Bear went away to Clara Barton camp for a week – first sleepaway experience, … Continue reading

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Bandwidth Adjustment

Let’s face it… I knew that this appointment at the endo’s office wasn’t going to be the best ever. My exercise routine went from 3 times/week to once every 2 weeks, I’ve been up a bunch of nights doing basal … Continue reading

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Real-Person Sick in Diabetes Land

There are lots of days that are mainly just normal. Despite the Bear’s ever-present pump and mostly*-present CGM sensor/receiver, diabetes stays in the background with school, homework, dance class, 2nd-grade drama, walking the dog, etc. occupying front and center. This … Continue reading

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Intentions (not resolutions)

I posted on Twitter on Friday, “I have no #diabetes resolutions.” As usual with tweets, there was a lot more going on in my mind beyond those few typed characters. It’s one of the things I like about Twitter… glimpses. … Continue reading

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Diabetes Mind

Sometimes I feel like there is a part of my brain that is dedicated to Diabetes — thinking about random diabetes-related (even if only slightly) all the time, even while all the other parts of life are going on. Of … Continue reading

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Insert Month Here

November is Diabetes Awareness Month but I just can’t get behind it this year. There’s plenty of great advocacy and causes out there — I totally support the Big Blue Test and World Diabetes Day and all the efforts to … Continue reading

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