As of 11/29/2012, comments on this entry are closed. Hi Captain! I’ve had type 1 diabetes for nearly my whole life (18 years), and I’ve graduated college and moved away from home. As I’m very open about having T1D, I’m often asked about what diabetes is, what the difference is between type 1 and 2 […]
Dear Captain Awkward, My husband and I have been together for four years, married for two. We generally have an awesome relationship, but there’s this one thing that’s getting on my nerves. He doesn’t look after his health.
Dear Captain Awkward: I have a coworker diagnosed with bipolar. Let’s call her Cosette. Cosette and I work in the same field, and share many colleagues. When I moved to my current job with Cosette, our colleagues told me about her diagnosis. Some did this in a really ableist sort of way (“Look out for […]
Hi Captain Awkward; I have a boyfriend. We’ve been together for 7 years (next month, anyway – so 6 years and 11 months). In those 7 years, obviously, things have happened. His dad died, right after I met him (and man – I felt like Typhoid Mary, for a bit!); my dad developed diabetes and […]
Dear Captain Awkward: OK, here’s a bit of an awkward situation for you: Very elderly folks, at the symphony or the opera, with one of those oxygen tanks that gives a very audible puff of air every three seconds, and makes a noise like a clockwork sniff. I’ve been at many performances when one of […]