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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jenaya Bauchler Nov 2, 2012. 26 Replies

I feel so alone in this. It's so hard for me to keep up. I rarely check my sugar anymore. I'm not taking my insulin as much as I should. I don't know why, I just don't. I know what can happen but I…Continue

 

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Sep 8, 2013
Jenaya Bauchler replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"Hi Lauren,I have had the same feelings and way of thinking for many years now. I could not figure out why I just couldn't get my act together. I know I was in denial. I didn't want Diabetes. I would never test my levels and just guess what…"
Nov 2, 2012
ErinO replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"Hi Lauren! I'm probably only going to be repeating a lot of things that have already been said but you are not crazy! I've had diabetes for 17 years now and I still have periods of time where I don't take great care of it. Good news.…"
Nov 2, 2012
rick the "Blogabetic" replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"Lauren, First of all we care for you a great deal and we want the best for you. A doctor once told me something that has stuck with me for over 30 years. She said when I was sick and tired of being sick and tired I would treat my diabetes with…"
Nov 1, 2012
asmith12509 replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"I deal with this on a daily basis. It's so hard being depresed and having diabetes. Diabetes just adds more difficulties. I sruggle so muc... I have a hate relationship with my diabetes. I have had it for about 14 years and its hard for me to…"
Nov 1, 2012
Manny Hernandez left a comment for Lauren Granata
"Laren, We need your help... Please share this post here on TuDiabetes and on your Facebook and tag 20 close friends on it. We need your support to reach 20,000 entries for the Big Blue Test! Please do Big Blue Test every day until November 14 (World…"
Nov 1, 2012
lizard replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"I feel the EXACT same way you do right now. I just passed my 6 year anniversary of diagnosis and I can't imagine what the rest of my life is going to be like. It's so overwhelming to think long term. And you're exactly right that my…"
Nov 1, 2012
chad2080 replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"I know how you feel. I am the same way when it comes to taking my insulin. First off, i hate needles.Second, being so busy with work and bills etc, find myself putting my health on the back burner. I know what the consequences are if i dont take…"
Nov 1, 2012
acidrock23 replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"Diabetes is a ton of work whether you take care of it or not. If you take care of it, you might not have to pee as much, have "tinglies", and you generally improve your odds of a bunch of "long-term" prospects. If you choose not…"
Oct 31, 2012
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Oct 31, 2012
Spock replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"Everyone is right and the information they provide is fantastic. You just need to make the right decision and move along. Zoe is very correct that help for depression may be very important. I fought Type 1 for 40 years before I understood that I…"
Oct 31, 2012
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PatientX replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"A lot of us have had similar feelings like what you have. I have had my moments where things just did not make sense. Posting in the forum seems like the right step to getting control of things. Sometimes we all feel alone in our experiences but…"
Oct 31, 2012
Jethro replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"The stereo type thing is frustrating. If all I had to do was never eat sugar I'ld be fine, problem is I have to eat even when Im not hungry. I'm trying to organize a movement wherein we all make one phone call on November 13th to our local…"
Oct 31, 2012
Lauren Granata replied to Lauren Granata 's discussion 'Help!!'
"Wow!! I am blown away by everyone's kind words and encouragement! In January, it will be three years and I cannot believe how difficult it is. At first everything was great, but it's just gone down hill. I know my family and friends have…"
Oct 31, 2012
Lauren Granata and Sharray are now friends
Oct 31, 2012

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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?
Better control in my BS monitoring
Date diagnosed
January 25, 2010
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 7:58am on January 30, 2013, Paige said…

How are you feeling since your "Help!!" post? I hope you're feeling at least a little better

At 8:53pm on November 1, 2012, Manny Hernandez said…

Laren,
We need your help...

Please share this post here on TuDiabetes and on your Facebook and tag 20 close friends on it. We need your support to reach 20,000 entries for the Big Blue Test!

Please do Big Blue Test every day until November 14 (World Diabetes Day). For each entry, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (that's the nonprofit behind TuDiabetes) receives a $5 donation from Roche Diabetes Care, to help people with diabetes in need.

You can enter your exercise numbers on the web site (www.BigBlueTest.org) or using the iPhone app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/big-blue-test/id570887902?mt=8&uo=4

Thanks for your help!!

At 4:29am on October 31, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Lauren...
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, 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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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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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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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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Take care....and keep in touch!
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At 3:56am on October 31, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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