Diabetes is not fun, there is no denying that. However, I have found that it has taught me A LOT since I was diagnosed in 2013. Since then, I have met quite a number of people who had been diagnosed after myself and I find myself talking about the inevitable changes that are going to … Continue reading 10 Ways Diabetes Will Change Your Life (and they aren’t all bad!)
Comfort vs Solution Conversations
How often do you NOT talk with your support people (or type 3’s) because they immediately go into fix mode? While we love them for being all hands-on deck and our biggest supporters, sometimes the biggest help is for us to just vent… bitch away… get it all out! Now, it can be a fine … Continue reading Comfort vs Solution Conversations
Farm Burger is not just about delicious and sustainable food but they are all about close and local relationships as well. Therefore, it was a no brainer that PLAD would partner with them! From our very first meeting (where I devoured pimento cheese) to now being able to provide you with carb counts, Farm Burger … Continue reading Farm Burger
The Wild Cow
The Wild Cow restaurant is easily one of Nashville’s favorite vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Their menu ranges from a caesar salad to a French quarter dip to chipotle seitan tacos (all of which I have had and are amazing!!!). With their goal of “bring[ing] people together for the love of good food in a fun … Continue reading The Wild Cow
As we know, Diabetes does not discriminate so I am thrilled to be partnering with a wide array of magazines to talk about PLAD. Check out these articles to learn how different industries are becoming more aware of how they can make a positive impact on our lives! https://socraftbeermag.com/partylike-a-diabetic/
More of a podcast type of person? Want to listen about everything from my hilarious dating stories (which I have plenty) to PLAD's mission and how to get involved? Listen to the following podcasts where I asked to speak on the previous topics and more! If you know of anyone that would like to learn … Continue reading Podcast (guest)
Oskar Blues Brewery
I have to say, even though I live in Nashville, I am a HUGE fan of Austin, TX. So, it only made sense that I partner with Oskar Blues Brewery! From Guns and Rose to Beerito to Ten Fidy you are sure to find a new favorite.... especially since you now have carb counts for … Continue reading Oskar Blues Brewery
Guide to Stress Management for Women with Diabetes
Since being diagnosed, I have come to realize how big of a factor that stress plays in my diabetes management. I have written about burn out (click HERE to read) but there is obviously so much more that goes into overall stress management and reduction. So, in true fashion, I decided to do something about … Continue reading Guide to Stress Management for Women with Diabetes
Beat the Burnout!
7 Ways to Beat Diabetes Burnout So you have that feeling of being “fed up” with diabetes and are thinking “don’t make me diabetes today.” I have been there. Anyone who has diabetes has been there. The mental, emotional, and physical toll that this disease has on us is relentless, but that does not mean … Continue reading Beat the Burnout!
9 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me at Diagnosis
There are so many things that we are told when we get diagnosed and in all honestly, most of them are not very uplifting or positive. Yes, we absolutley need to understand insulin, carb counting, exercise, and medications to name just a few. While that is all necessary, I wish someone had told me how … Continue reading 9 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me at Diagnosis