January Destination: Portland

My 2018 New Years Resolution is to travel more. As I enter the last year of my 20's, I realize how little I've seen of the world. I've held back in order to save money or to accommodate other's schedules. This year, I decided to just go for it. I need to get outside of the Los Angeles/Orange County area each month. This city really gets to me, and I notice how much I yearn for nature, green foliage, and wide open space! I definitely took it for granted the first 22 years of my life living in Indiana.

Beyond Type 1


Beyond Type 1 is a non-profit organization founded by Juliet de Baubigny, Nick Jonas, Sarah Lucas and Sam Talbot in 2015. It is a community of people touched by Type 1 Diabetes. Beyond Type 1 is

Sleek Treat Review | Dec 2017

Happy Sleek Treat Day!! I bring you the Holiday Greetings themed box for December 2018! So festive. I've been getting Sleek Treat boxes ever since my Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis in February of 2017. I was SO excited when I discovered this subscription service. Sugar Free treats?! YESSS. Inside each Sleek Treat Box, you can expect a mixture of Sugar-Free chocolates, cookies, hard candies, jellies & more unique finds to scintillate your taste buds. Every box will have new and exciting flavors and will always feature a variety of snacks. Scroll down for a Coupon Code!

Bike Beyond - The Documentary

Before February 2017, I had never even heard of Type 1 diabetes. I never knew a single person living with T1D and had no family history of either type. I never knew November was Diabetes Awareness Month (aka "Blue November)  or that November 14th was World Diabetes Day. I had no idea who Frederick Banting even was. (He discovered insulin, btw). So, thanks to him I survived this year. Before 1922, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes was a death sentence. You lived about 3 weeks longer, tops. 

Sleek Treat Review + Coupon Code | Sep 2017

Happy Sleek Treat Day!! I bring you the Celestial Wonder themed box for September 2017! So fancy. I've been getting Sleek Treat boxes ever since my type 1 diabetes diagnosis in February of this year. I was SO excited when I discovered this subscription service. Sugar Free treats?! YES PLEASE! Inside each Sleek Treat Box, you can expect a mixture of Sugar-Free chocolates, cookies, hard candies, jellies & more unique finds to scintillate your taste buds. Every box will have new and exciting flavors and will always feature a variety of snacks. SCROLL DOWN FOR COUPON CODE!

T1D + Body Change

No one prepared me for the physical changes my body would go through after being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. The changes were even more drastic because I went into Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

Sleek Treat Review + Coupon Code | Aug 2017

My subscription service addiction continues! I discovered Sleek Treat about a month after my diabetes diagnosis and immediately signed up. Sugar Free treats?! YES PLEASE! Inside each Sleek Treat Box, you can expect a mixture of Sugar-Free chocolates, cookies, hard candies, jellies & more unique finds to scintillate your taste buds. Every box will have new and exciting flavors and will always feature a variety of snacks.