My Diabetes Inklings

No More Spoons

When I first heard of the spoon theory, I thought it was such a cool metaphor to explain a person’s energy levels in people with disabilities. However, the spoon theory can also be relevant to people without a chronic condition. I mean…life IS a chronic condition right? Continue reading “No More Spoons”

My Diabetes Inklings

Coping With Change

A few days ago, I saw my amazing diabetes educator. I went in with such trepidation because even though I knew I needed to change up my diabetes management I wasn’t sure if I was ready to make changes psychologically. It actually took me a while to make the appointment as my last one got canceled and I never made a new one. But I knew I had to do it. Continue reading “Coping With Change”

My Diabetes Inklings

Bedside Manner Counts

Today I broke up with my dentist. I had been seeing her for years and despite being very good at what she does and incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to all things gum disease, she absolutely failed when it came to bedside manner.  Continue reading “Bedside Manner Counts”