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Diabetics in Denial

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Comment by Mikey Irish on October 17, 2009 at 1:36pm
Hi all...I used to be in denial but ...as with most, my Doc told me there comes a time you either take charge or suffer the consequences. After being in denial and not treating for over a year, I became convinced it was time to take charge. A nurse I respect dearly, asked me " Well do you want to keep your leg?" I said ummm yeah. She repled "you need to go to a hospital now". That was it for me.

SO anyway, here to say hi. Look forward to hearing from you all.
Comment by April Johnson on November 20, 2008 at 7:43am
Not Dead jus real sick.... I have gotten alot better since I got pregnant I guess its different now that I know my sons life depends on me living and taking care of myself.... But in all honesty its still hard
Comment by CINDY on August 5, 2008 at 7:52pm
In denial? who me? I was, and think(hope) I'm coming out of it, but i just found myself searching for a group of "southern cooks"... LOL. Maybe I need a therapist! I'm sort of in the same boat as you, April... sometimes I just don't care. I eat chips (my downfall) and every one I put in my mouth I think "this is going to make my BG skyrocket", just don't have the self control. I'm NOT insulin-dependent, or I'd be dead, I guess.
 

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