By HGYC Member Melissa Slemp Fifty-six thousand nine hundred and forty (56, 940), this is the number of insulin shots I have given myself in 39 years living with type 1 diabetes. Bet you are saying, WOW that is a lot of shots. Yes, it is but when you are in it, knowing what is necessary to survive, our inner resolve naturally takes over. We all face obstacles in life, how we view and decide how to reframe this is essential to living our purpose. It took years for me to understand the purpose of my diagnosis. I felt bitter focusing...
Shared by HGYC Member Jacqueline R. Robinson
I had absolutely no clue as to what I would do next nor did I actually plan on retiring. I just knew that there was something else that was out there for me and I had to take a “leap of faith”. By making this decision, I allowed myself for those few days soon after being downsized to reflect. During those moments of reflection, I admitted to myself that I really had not been happy at work for a few years. My plan was to “hang in there” for another 7 years until I officially retired. I soon began to realize that the “hang in there” plan” was not a plan. It only meant limiting my life by not allowing me to dream about other achievements and adventures that were out there waiting for me to discover. I asked myself, “If not now, then when”?
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