I'm a 22 year old single T1 diabetic and I'm so curious as to what everyone else thinks about that question. I think it would be great to date a fellow diabetic since we'd understand what the other…Continue
Yesterday a new friend asked me if it was hard to be a diabetic. I didn’t really know how to answer, so I just shrugged. I guess my answer is yes, but with a huge question mark. How do I measure the difficulty of my life with diabetes when the entirety of my adulthood has been with the disease. I can’t envision my world without it.
I ask myself if I’d be the same person if the diagnosis hadn’t happened. Would I be less responsible? Would I value my health less? Could that one fateful…Continue
Tonight as I watched Nicholas David sing his soulful rendition of Lean On Me on The Voice, I couldn’t help but get choked up. It’s one of those songs that each and every one of us knows and attributes a particular memory to, whether a memory of a loved one or of a friend or a place or a feeling. I hear that song and my vision clouds with memories of Camp Sweeney, a diabetes camp in Texas that I went to when I was a teenager. We’d sing Lean On Me at the end of every campfire and it brought us…Continue