Chronic Illness, Type 1 Diabetes

How I Didn’t Let My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Get the Best of Me

Once upon a time, I was just your average 22 year old. I had just finished my collegiate swimming career, graduated college, and I thought I was the healthiest I'd ever be in my life. Little did I know that in three months, my life would change completely. In the weeks leading up to my… Continue reading How I Didn’t Let My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Get the Best of Me

Chronic Illness, Running, Type 1 Diabetes

Why I’ve Learned to Love 4:30am Wake Up Calls

It's hard to remember a time in my life when I didn't have an early morning wake up call. For many athletes, it's pretty typical to wake up during the very early morning hours to get a workout in. Early morning workouts are associated with chasing dreams, determination, and motivation. (Some may say a little… Continue reading Why I’ve Learned to Love 4:30am Wake Up Calls