My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes Blog Week, Day 6 – Favourites and Motivations

I don’t usually blog on weekends, so I almost forgot my day six entry for diabetes blog week. Almost. Today’s theme revolves around our favourite sentence of blog post we have written and/or motivation to start or keep writing a blog. There is potential that this post will become an essay but I’ll try and keep it short (I may be falling asleep as I type and it’s not even 10pm yet!). Continue reading “Diabetes Blog Week, Day 6 – Favourites and Motivations”

My Diabetes Inklings

Say NO to Diabetes Stigma & Discrimination

At my last endocrinologist visit, I was asked if I thought I have type 1 diabetes. After thinking about it for a little while, I replied, ‘No, but I don’t think I have type 2 diabetes either’. With a laugh, he asked ‘Well then, what type do you think it is? That’s the million dollar question isn’t it?’ Continue reading “Say NO to Diabetes Stigma & Discrimination”

My Diabetes Inklings

Burnout Be Gone!

Sometimes, you don’t even realise that you’re burning out from diabetes until you’re at the tail end of it. You do what you need to get by the day, rinse and repeat. The biggest question is: how did I not realise that I was going through a diabetes burnout? And how long has this been going on? I failed to see the little things I was doing to cut corners with my diabetes management. Continue reading “Burnout Be Gone!”