Posted in Music, poetry, twenty one pilots, writing

A Life With T1D

For me, September marks the start of type 1 diabetes season, meaning it’s when I start gathering my team and raising funds for the Walk to Cure Diabetes in early October. The song I’m singing in the video above is inspired by “House of Gold” by twenty one pilots, only I’ve rewritten the lyrics to raise awareness for T1D. I’ve published my version in a previous post which I’ve also included again below. I realize that this post is a little different than all my others, but as a diabetic of 12 years, I think it’s important to step out of my box and mix it up in order to convey just how important this cause is to my heart.

Living Sugar

Posted in poetry, writing

Can you tell?

Can you tell


For day 6 of Heart Week,  on She’s in Prison, I’d like to touch on the importance of awareness. Tomorrow I’m walking in the St. Louis Congenital Heart Walk not just to raise money for research but to also to promote education about heart conditions. Congenital Heart Defects are the #1 birth related defect, meaning it’s likely that you’ve met more people impacted by CHDs than you realize. Join me in supporting them and their families by finding a walk in your area and/or donating to CHD research.

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