To All, really having I don't want to be a diabettic day. I know, I know it is all about consistency and the slip ups leed to a shorter life. Today I could cash it all in. Tired of checking, tired of…Continue
"COming from someone who totally has those days too (what Type 1 doesn't!!), I have to say, don't live your diabetic life in fear of all of the ominous things that are waiting to destroy you. I think that's one of the worse things that…"
"It's true time does weigh heavy when it comes to living with a chronic disease like Diabetes. But living with this disease into the senior years can contribute to the load. In our senior years we have senior physical problems that adds to the…"
"How long have you had diabetes? It is always stressful, but with time the episodes of "tired" rear their ugly head less often. It is so matter of fact with all my friends, that no one thinks to ask "so how ya feelin." And my…"
"Hey Stonefish. Totally know how you feel, man. I have those days. Sometimes to often. Take it one step at a time. it can all bog us down. But think of it this way: Today is just today. So take a day to let the stress go and the anger and frustration…"
"Totally understand how you are feeling. I only started getting the same emotions when I started getting into control.
The positive point is that you wouldn`t have these thoughts if you didn`t care about your diabetes. For me it has been 6 years ago…"
"I've had good ones from people
"So hows your diabetes feeling?" "Theres a needle in my arm... how do you THINK it feels?"
and this might be a small silver lining...
You really don't HAVE to wear shoes everywhere. As…"
"It doesn't matter. We can complain about it, be correct in our assertion that diabetes is a horrible disease, we can donate money and argue that it be properly spend but, you will still have to deal with it. It doesn't matter if anyone is…"
"Why does everyone seem to use "things could be worse" to justify a horrific problem? IMO diabetes is one of the worst things one can endure. Sure there are some diseases that are worse but its a small percentage of people that have them. I…"
"Yes I Have had a very bad week myself...but I do know things could be worse. I just have to "suck it up cupcake" and keep going. Try to focus on all the blessings I have and not dwell on the diabetes. I have had it for 42 years...some days…"
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