Hello! My name is Jessie and I’m so thrilled/honored/vaguely weirded out you found this blog!
Spoiler alert: I have diabetes. I got it in 2014 and it came out of nowhere and it super fucked up the way I think about body image, health, chronic illness, gratitude, and all sorts of other things. That’s the short version.
If you want the long version, I have that too! Below, my attempt to organize it all.
FIRST: So I got diabetes.
What. Just. Happened.
THEN: Then, I had to figure out how to live with diabetes (second spoiler alert: still doing that)
Living With Diabetes
THEN: I made the fairly ridiculous decision to do a clinical trial.
The Clinical Trial
IN THE MEANTIME:
Oh yeah, then there was the business of the second autoimmune disorder.
Would You Like An Autoimmune Disorder with your Autoimmune Disorder?