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Living With Diabetes Can Give You Some Insecurities

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Living with diabetes can give you some insecurities🌀 However, it’s important to know that insecurity isn’t a diagnosis or a fixed way of thinking. It’s a sneaky game our minds can play on us but fortunately, WE CAN OVERCOME IT👊There are two ways to look at it; either let the negative thoughts consume you or […]

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Rest, Rest, REPEAT

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Most days, my life is as crazy as my hair🙃🌀…Between school, work, and my social life, I feel like I never have any time to myself. Going into this weekend I had absolutely no plans. I had 48 hours to do whatever I wanted, so I took a pause of my crazy schedule and gave […]

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News Flash: Sugar is Addictive

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News flash: sugar is addictive🍭🥧🧁🍰🍧🎂🍫🍬🍭🍪🍦🍩It’s okay, I’m addicted too. And no it’s not because of my diabetes.I’m addicted because I’m a sweet vs. salty kind-of-girl. Give me a cookie or anything with sprinkles and I will love you forever.However, I’ve been recently learning disturbing facts about this delicious ingredient from my clinical instructor who has […]

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Sun is Good for the Soul 🌞

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Not just mentally but also physically. I just moved to Florida for my first full-time clinical and I’ve been soaking up every bit of this sunshine state since I got here. Hence the reason for this post 😉…Vitamin D is a nutrient that is essential for human health. The main source for most people is […]

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I Co-Treat with My Diabetes🕺

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My number one goal when treating a patient is safety.Sometimes my diabetes wants to challenge this goal by throwing me high and low curve balls. This is why I need to be disciplined and on my A-game when working with others.However, as you all know, that is not always easy living with diabetes🙃 Last week, […]

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I have a question for you…

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Have you ever been left without a vial of insulin because it accidentally shattered?A vial of insulin is a small glass bottle that is highly breakable. I understand how easily it could be to accidentally drop and shatter it.That is why I’m advocating for the House Bill 64. This bill will expand Kentucky’s emergency prescription […]

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Valentine’s Day was bittersweet for me 🙃

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It was a day full of love but I had my 3-month checkup with my Endo that I didn’t love. It reminded me how much I don’t love my diabetes.Yes, I’m proud but if there was a magic Genie that could grant me one wish, it would be to find a cure for diabetes🧞‍♀️ At […]