My name is Connor and I am 22, I was diagnosed with T1D 8 years ago when I was 14. Throughout high school I had taken pretty good care of my diabetes (mostly because of the help of my parents), but ever since I had gotten to college my A1C has been on a slow rise and my management has gotten very poor. My latest A1C was 13.8 and the protein in my urine has gotten so high I am now taking Lisinopril. Every check up I have had I would beat myself up and try new things to make sure I am on top of checking my blood sugars, counting my carbs, maintaining my pump procedures (I have the Medtronic 670g), but I always end up falling off my attempts at making routines but it is now causing me severe health problems and I am scared. I have luckily not gone through DKA, but I don’t want to have a hospital visit be my wake up call. I just need to get passed this psychological block because there are so many things I want to do in my life and I don’t want to keep halting my health and abilities.