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Linda G left a comment for BrilliantOne
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Feb 12
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for BrilliantOne
"BrilliantOne, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Feb 12
Elizabeth commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"You want to know something funny? My son, who is now almost six, was diagnosed at age 18 months. Everyone says how sad it is that he was diagnosed so young, and I tell them no, because he will never know what it would have been like to grow up…"
Mar 8, 2013
Jim Roach left a comment for BrilliantOne
"Welcome to TuDiabetes BrilliantOne!"
Mar 5, 2013
ALiSON026 commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"Maybe try writing a letter to your parents telling them how you feel.. That way you can say everything you want without forgetting or getting all worked up.. Ive had situtations in the past and i find writing a letter gets all my thoughts out.. Keep…"
Feb 26, 2013
mrsksis commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"Whatever you feel is ok, they are your feelings. I went through childhood and being a young adult with this disease. I never let it stop me from doing things, and it certainly hasn't stopped you. People can't totally understand unless they…"
Feb 23, 2013
A blog post by BrilliantOne was featured

Understanding

I was diagnosed with diabetes two years ago, when I was 16 years old. Since then, I guess I've just been feeling a little angry about it and then I feel incredibly guilty about being angry. I know that there are much younger children who get this and I know that "it could have been worse" and I feel weak and immature for being angry. I love my parents and I know that they're trying their best to help me but they just can't understand what I'm feeling. When I was first diagnosed, they were 100%…See More
Feb 23, 2013
Jane K commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"Brilliant One, You are clearly a strong, brave, and intelligent person! What amazing things you've done - and all with diabetes on board! It is ok to experience your feelings, and they are not always good ones. You have it in you to learn and…"
Feb 19, 2013
Don commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"I actually fear the topic of diabetes coming up with family because as non-diabetics they can never understand. I don't blame them (I was equally clueless before dx) but I take great care to not bring it up."
Feb 19, 2013
Jacob's mom commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"obviously you have some self esteem and ambition based on your posted name, continued success in high school and the confidence to travel far from home! i am a mom of a 14 year old diabetic and do not have diabetes so as he likes to tell me i just…"
Feb 19, 2013
Natalie Sullivan commented on BrilliantOne's blog post 'Understanding'
"Brilliant One- I am now almost 26 years old, but I completely understand where you are coming from. I was diagnosed with Diabetes when I was 9 and a half. It changes your life. You can no longer be a carefree child/teen/adult like many of your…"
Feb 19, 2013
BrilliantOne posted a blog post

Understanding

I was diagnosed with diabetes two years ago, when I was 16 years old. Since then, I guess I've just been feeling a little angry about it and then I feel incredibly guilty about being angry. I know that there are much younger children who get this and I know that "it could have been worse" and I feel weak and immature for being angry. I love my parents and I know that they're trying their best to help me but they just can't understand what I'm feeling. When I was first diagnosed, they were 100%…See More
Feb 19, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for BrilliantOne
"Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs…"
Feb 19, 2013
Linda G left a comment for BrilliantOne
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home BrilliantOne!! This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends. Take a peek at some the groups when you get a…"
Feb 18, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for BrilliantOne
"Welcome BrilliantOne, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their…"
Feb 18, 2013
BrilliantOne is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Feb 18, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Finding people who can relate to me and can understand what I'm going through.
Date diagnosed
October 15, 2010
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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Understanding

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 11:01am 8 Comments

I was diagnosed with diabetes two years ago, when I was 16 years old. Since then, I guess I've just been feeling a little angry about it and then I feel incredibly guilty about being angry. I know that there are much younger children who get this and I know that "it could have been worse" and I feel weak and immature for being angry. I love my parents and I know that they're trying their best to help me but they just can't understand what I'm feeling. When I was first diagnosed, they were…

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At 8:52pm on February 12, 2014, Linda G said…

♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫
Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BrilliantOne!!
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 12:49am on February 12, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

BrilliantOne, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 7:28pm on March 5, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes BrilliantOne!

At 6:04am on February 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 1:32am on February 19, 2013, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and vent to, if needed.
At 1:30am on February 19, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 6:58pm on February 18, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home BrilliantOne!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 5:23pm on February 18, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome BrilliantOne, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions.

This is a place to come for understanding from other people with diabetes.

Please feel at home, you are with friends.

 
 
 

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