Being a 27 year old woman who loves technology and writing, you would think I would already started a blog. A few years back, I was working on a book deal to get published and dropped the ball on it because I believed no one would ever want to read what I might write. Long before that, I believed that writing was personal and, if people saw what I would write, it would open me up to vulnerability. Today, I throw my past biases away to write this blog.
Mostly, this will be about my daily living with diabetes. I have made some awesome connections in the Diabetic Online Community (DOC) and they have inspired me to help inspire others. Also, I will include stuff about mental illness. I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in 2009, which goes hand in hand with anxiety and depression. Fun stuff, huh? Also have remnants of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from a lot of crazy things that happened during my younger years.
So I have all of this stuff going on, and I'm not writing about it. But what I've realized in the past couple of weeks is maybe I'm not the only one. While my specific experiences are all about me, there has got to be another person out there with PTSD, BPD and Diabetes. Or a combination of any of those three. And maybe, just maybe, I can help them a little. Or make them laugh once. (I have a sick and dark sense of humor I have been told, so if something is outta line, you can either let me know or stop reading my blog.) With the DOC, I've realized I'm not alone, so if I can make one other person realize they are not alone, I can die a happy blogger.
Good luck reading! I hope you enjoy my craziness and my emotions. I certainly have a lot of them.