Category Archives: type 1 diabetes

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The Unit: Waiting Out Suicide Watch

I sat in my partially reclining chair (which gave me some lingering back pain as a souvenir) under my scratchy bleached blanket through the night while time inched along at a snail’s pace. In the rare moments of quiet that … Continue reading

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The Unit: Checking In To 24 Hour Suicide Watch

The ambulance pulled around to the back entrance to the psych hospital, and my panic level was off the charts. My pulse was fast and I could see it shaking my eyeballs. My BP was so high that I may … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I found a writing prompt on the ValSox blog which was a challenge from her first improv class instructor.  “What’s one (or 10) things you wouldn’t mind sharing with the world; things you may have been embarrassed to admit in … Continue reading

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Childhood Stories: My Antisocial Bladder

As a kid, ages four to ten-ish, my bladder was my nemesis.  It was a terrible nag, always making me stop what I was doing to step away to the bathroom, or, god forbid, go inside in the middle of … Continue reading

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