College Diabetes Week

Editor's note: this is a blog reposted from our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week from November 12-16. Even though I’m no longer in college, I like to participate in CDW activities as much as possible to show my support for the CDN!     Invisible illnesses like diabetes can be difficult for healthy people to truly understand.… Read more
Editor's note: this blog was originally published on our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week from November 12-16. Even though I’m no longer in college, I like to participate in CDW activities as much as possible to show my support for the CDN! In my last Memory Monday, I touched on how CDN changed my life. But I didn’t go into… Read more
Editor's note: this blog was orignally posted on our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out here! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week from November 12-16. Even though I’m no longer in college, I like to participate in CDW activities as much as possible to show my support for the CDN! I was four years old when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I don’t have many… Read more
College Diabetes Week, Monday, Nov. 13, 2016 - Topic: Post a selfie or a picture of day-to-day life with diabetes in college and how it impacts you  A Day in the Life of a College Student with T1D Do you know what it’s like to basically have to become an organ that you need in order to survive--performing functions that most people’s bodies just do on their own? Do you know what it’s like to feel the pressure to do everything perfectly, because if you don’t, you could face amputation, or… Read more
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