Just ruined a perfect day just hours before it ended ! I hate being diabetic and I hate being overweight .. This just sucks .. everything does !
I am officially a failure !

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Comment by brokenpole on February 8, 2013 at 4:38pm

Shahenda. no you are NOT a faillure. You are just going through a rough period. We all go through them. What kind of regime are you on? I still have a weight problem but at one point I was 496 pounds. I started taking Byetta and it helped with my weight control. One of the side effects of Byetta is weight loss. Talke to your doctor.

Comment by Jody S on February 8, 2013 at 6:08pm

You are not! You're here with the rest of us looking for ideas and ways to deal with this. That means you're way ahead of a lot of people out there.

Comment by Jacob's mom on February 8, 2013 at 6:18pm

good advise so far, sometimes things can seem so heavy at night, forgive yourself for any transgressions, noone is perfect! start tomorrow in a more positive way. this is life when we fall down we get up and try to live one moment at time making one healthy decision at a time, these healthy decisions will snowball eventually into a healthy attitude and lifestyle. we must forgive ourselves, give ourselves the chance to start over and treat ourselves with compassion, if we dont who will. many blessing to you, the struggle is hard but underneath you are pure bliss and determination. wishing you peace.

Comment by Stemwinder (Gary) on February 8, 2013 at 8:28pm

Your not a failure until you stop trying. Success doesn't come from never falling down but rather from getting back up one more time than you fell. Something tells me your still in an upright position.

Comment by Shahenda on February 9, 2013 at 2:09am

Brokenpole : I'm kind of on the calorie counting regime, i try to eat no more than 1200 calories each day , i also try to walk about 5km each day for 1 hour on the treadmill ... what is Byetta actually ?!
Thank You :)

Comment by Shahenda on February 9, 2013 at 2:10am

Thank you all for the support ! :)

Comment by caseylynn39 on February 9, 2013 at 7:40am

We've all had those days. I feel frustrated and want to cry because why did I have to get stuck with dealing with this all day. I'm not sure if you're a Christian but I always remind myself that God is on my side and will always be there with me. No burden of mine is too big for Him to carry.

Comment by Wren on February 9, 2013 at 10:23am

Shahenda, it sounds like you're working really hard and just the fact that you've created a regimen for yourself and are committed to following it seem like signs of success to me. :)

Comment by David (dns) on February 9, 2013 at 11:05am

We all have those days. My fasting BG today was 60 points higher than normal. What did I do differently? NOTHING. There are days when this disease behaves itself, and there are days when it acts like a kid throwing a tantrum. Why? Who knows? We all have these days. You are NOT being singled out, believe me.

What you are doing is sticking to a discipline. That alone puts you among the highest percentiles of diabetics everywhere. That is not what failure looks like -- quite the opposite. Hang in there, you're doing the right things.

Comment by brokenpole on February 9, 2013 at 11:06am

I am not an expert so you might be better doing a little research on your own. That is what I did before I went to the diabetes guy I was seeing.

All I do know is that it slows the gut down so food stays longer in your intestinal track and you end up eating less. Or at least I have.


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