Chronic Illness, Type 1 Diabetes

The Five Stages of Grief & Type 1 Diabetes: Denial

Denial: (noun) The action of declaring something to be untrue. The Oxford Dictionary Denial is the first stage of grief. They say it's to help us survive the loss. I remember the phone call from the doctors office very vividly on the day I was diagnosed. I was at work, lifeguarding at my local YMCA.… Continue reading The Five Stages of Grief & Type 1 Diabetes: Denial

Chronic Illness, Type 1 Diabetes

I Went Camping for the First Time Since My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

Disclaimer: Zach and I followed all regulations put in place by the US Department of Agriculture in response to COVID-19 when visiting the Dakota Prairie Grasslands. Our campsite was open to campers, and we did not enter any part of the Grasslands that was still closed to visitors to help slow the spread of COVID-19.… Continue reading I Went Camping for the First Time Since My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis