Alice Lesch Kelly Bio
Alice Lesch Kelly is a freelance writer in Newton, MA. She writes about health, nutrition, and psychology for a variety of publications. She is also the co-author of Be Happy Without Being Perfect: How to Break Free from the Perfection Deception.
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As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...