Ok so we all complain about diabetes but there is some good that comes from the bad right??

Heres what I love about diabetes..

1. I get to explain to any one that will listen that I have diabetes and that I am fine
2. I get to get a pull the "I have a low" card and eat a snack in the middle of the work day.
3. I get to explain what my pump is to any one that asks "what is that?"
4. I get to carry a GIANT purse every where I go.
5. I get to be on first name bases with all of the pharmacy workers.

I love diabetes because I have to live with it the rest of my life!!!

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1. The drive to be a healthy person, and a better me, so I can spend more years with my loved ones...
2. That, sometimes, it's easier for me to deny food from pushy people by simply saying "No, thanks, I have Diabetes."
3. That I have discovered, and tasted, so many new foods on my quest to find healthier alternatives that won't spike me.
4. That my control over Diabetes, and the quality of life I allow myself, has inspired my husband, entire family, and friends, to take care of themselves... or to take control of their own Diabetes.
5. That, because I need to be healthy and control my Diabetes, I now know more about my body than I have ever known in my entire life... and I feel the most comfortable with it.
Great list of loves. I could also add:

I get to be curator of my very own meter museum that goes back 20 years
I get to develop a great (and dark) sense of humor, after all, how else should one look at the scene of the crime after a gusher
I get to own friendly equipment - sometimes my meter greets me by saying, "HI"
Hahaha! That's awesome... I always say I have a very friendly meter too!
all this time i've been reading it wrong! I'm happy to have such a friendly meter, lol. That made my day
haha my meter museum is more like a meter graveyard... all the busted meters i own from getting wet to smashed... i'm not too friendly to my meters... i've jumped into a lake and completely forgot about my monitor in my pocket 4 times and i've dropped one in the toilet once when it fell out of my coveralls
One time while I was a nurses aide in a nursing home I accidentaly threw mine in with the Laundry! Oops..never saw that one again:-)
LOL :)
my friendly meter says hi to me many of times....lol another good one
Love yolur answer Jae!
i love reading comments like this! hilarious! and after some careful thought i believe there isn't much more that i love about diabetes.
OMG!! They posted this on facebook and they are not being very nice on there.. Man people take things the wrong way some times. I was meaning for it to be a nice way to share how diabetes has good effect on our lives. I am so sorry if I made any one upset by my post.
I think it's just one person on FB that is saying mean things and I personally think that it's a good post so you have nothing to be sorry for! Maybe she was just low and needs to treat it... lol

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