Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Is Anyone Out There?

Hello! Is anyone out there? (Picture me on the top of a mountain yelling into the distance for the intended effect.)

Oh, did you hear someone yelling that in the distance? That's just me seeing if anyone is on my blog anymore, considering I haven't posted anything since, you know, November of last year. (!) After posting my rant, I realized that there was so much irony involved with that post because I was complaining the day before Thanksgiving. (Way to go, Sarah.) I've been thinking a lot (Sorry about that unrelated, but humorous link. My lit teacher showed us that in class one day and I just can't forget it.) about blogging lately.

I've realized that blogging about diabetes can get boring sometimes, so I tried blogging about clothes I like. That was boring because there is only so much you can say besides, "OMG! That is totally adorable."* about clothes and shoes and stuff. And it didn't seem really authentic or exciting to me because I don't actually own any of the clothes I liked, so I couldn't really post any pictures or original content. (sad face) I tried just blogging about my life. That's boring. My life isn't that exciting. I've been using Tumblr for posting Animal Crossing stuff. I love reblogging pictures and I do it when I have nothing else to do, but there is still a limited amount of stuff I can put on Tumblr. 9/10 of it is screenshots from the game. (Which is fun to do, but just doesn't satisfy the urge for me to actually blog.) So all of this experimental blogging has led me back here, to my baby, this blog.

I'm back, wearing a Camp Kudzu shirt, a Dexcom sensor on my left arm and a pump site on my right
arm. Bonus points for me because I'm also wearing my medic alert bracelet and my blue bracelet from
Camp Kudzu as well.
I've been blogging here, albeit kind of inconsistently, for 2 years now. I can tell how much I've changed since my first post back in December of 2011 after Anna (my sister) was diagnosed with diabetes. I can tell you that I cringe a little every time I read it, but I guess that is just a reminder of how different I am now. I am now a sophomore in high school, a self proclaimed science nerd, a person with actual friends, and just amazingly different from my eighth grade self. I guess I'm back here because this is my own little home on the internet.

I definitely want to work on being on here more often and participating in the #dsma chats on Wednesdays. (I'll be there tomorrow, I promise.) We'll have to see how long I can keep up with blogging on here consistently since the six week FRC build season has begun again! I'm going to be working on a website for our team and scouting, as usual. We're having a competition in late March, so I'll be busy at least until the last week of March, if not longer depending on how that competition goes. I'm also going to Disney with my school in February, which is going to be one of the best trips I will ever go on. It's pretty much 5 days of fun with my friends without parents. (I love you Mom and Dad, I promise!) Needless to say, I'm quite excited about that. Stay tuned for a blog post about that later.

Well I guess this means that I will be back in the swing of things, so I'll be back to post more soon!

Moral of the Story: I'm back. And once again, I'm still not wearing black.

* Not an actual quote, but look at this board on my Pinterest. It's the same comments over and over again.

P.S: If you have any tips for diabetics going to Disney or know about any blog posts talking about going to Disney, please tell me in the comments. I would really appreciate it.


  1. Me! I'm out there! ::raises hand::

    1. I'm glad someone is out there still reading my blog!

  2. I am here too!!

    As far as Disney goes, you should talk to Bennet of YDMV (Your Diabetes May Vary).

    1. Thanks for the recommendation! I'll definitely do that.

  3. Still here too!

    Write more now! :P


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