Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Crazy Life

Hello all!!!
I know I have not made a post in a couple of months but I have been BUSY! Many things have been happening and have happened!
   Earlier this year I interned for the American Diabetes Association (ADA). It was an AMAZING experience! I was able to work on the Tour De Cure which happened in June. I actually made a really good friend, Essence who also interned with me. I learned a lot from it and I am so thankful that I was able to do work for ADA.

 Also in June I turned the BIG 20!! FINALLY not a teenager anymore (haha). Still an awkward age but happy to say that I am officially an adult. For some reason I do feel way older than my age...

 In the summer I worked two jobs which was fun and tiring! I worked and still work at Hallmark (almost 4 years with them..) and then I was a nanny for a 9 year old diabetic boy. He is such a joy to be around and I LOVE that family! It is an awesome feeling knowing that his mom can trust me and know that I can really take care of him and know what to do when he is either low or high. He is like my little brother and even though we did get a little annoyed with each other (when our blood sugars were both high) it was an amazing and fun summer with him! :)

  I also went to diabetes camp this year! I was with the 10 year old girls and two of them I had for the third time! That was a fun and TIRING week for sure. Sleepless and long nights but so worth it!

   Now since school has started I am now in my third year in college at UC. I only have 3 more semesters and then I graduate! This semester I am getting the chance to intern at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). I am more than excited to do some work for them! I am beyond blessed that I am getting all these opportunities before I graduate. I really can't wait to see where life will take me after these 3 semesters.  

   I also have been working with my really good friend, Hadley George, on our Teen With Diabetes Gala which is happening on November 15 at the Cincinnati Zoo! It has been such an amazing experience helping and planning for an event. I am so glad that Hadley came to me about this and I am so happy that everything is coming together! (For more information contact me or Hadley)
 So over all this year has been great and I really can't wait to see what else will happen this year! I hope that you all are doing well and that everything is going good!

~Stay Strong~