P.S. Hi Jess after leaving the last comment I noticed your answer to "What do you expect from Tudiabetes and when I read it I almost started to cry.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!! and if you check out my blog on Oprah "The Real Cost" you may find chapters (just a page really) fifteen, and eighteen helpful. You are definitely not alone and special thanks to the people at Tudiabetes and all those who participate.
We are experiencing a natural curve where in a Mother Nature like style, the monster we call diabetes is trying to survive by multiplying. The other side of this is that when large groups of people are affected by trauma, they KICK IT'S ASS and we will, YES WE WILL!!!
All things go in a cycle and we must always look for better ways to manage diabetes INCLUDING the support we give each other as fellow human beings for all challenges that we deal with.
Hi Jessica the most recently annoying comment was from a guy in our Human Resources dept (in a big factory) who said "I think your making this a bigger deal than it is."
My control is fairly tight and the real insult is that after having had it for thirty five years the ONLY thing that appears to be wrong is a small degree of impotence. I wear that like a badge of honour, and my eye doctor could not agree more. It is a VERY SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUE that systematically destroys every major organ system in the body.
If your curious about my history check out my blog on Oprah's Diabetes Support Board. www.oprah.com/community/community/health/diabetes and if you think it will help anyone please send them there. GREAT QUESTION by the way!
Jessica, welcome to our corner of the world. You'll find this a great place to find answers and share experiences with others who understand. Also, since you're from Florida, check out FLA USA. We'd love to have you as part of our group.
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