Tag Archives: emotions

Mental Health and Diabetes #dblogweek

There’s a lot of talk in the diatribe lately about mental health and diabetes.  I don’t actually relate to this, which kinda makes me feel like an outsider in the #doc?  You see, I don’t get depressed about my diabetes. … Continue reading

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I’m A “Diabetic” And That’s Ok

Something I’ve never understood in the diabetic online community (#doc), is the negativity surrounding the use of the word “diabetic”.  Many in the #doc have an extreme negative perception of that word.  My guest blogging is usually edited to remove … Continue reading

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Defeated and Embarrassed

I recently let diabetes get the best of me, leaving me feeling defeated and embarrassed.  Last Saturday I started my day with a normal blood sugar, had my breakfast, took my insulin, and went on my way to help my … Continue reading

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Do you hate your diabetes?

Are you one of those people who hates your diabetes?  I’m not.  I have to admit, that I don’t connect with people who do.  I just don’t get it?  Maybe I’m lucky that I got it when I was 2 … Continue reading

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The Stubborn Diabetic

Have you ever had one of those situations where you just deny your diabetes?  Are you a stubborn diabetic like me?  43 years of diabetes and sometimes I just refuse to be diabetic.  *smirk*  So last night, I was about … Continue reading

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Is your diabetes secret?

Do you keep your diabetes secret, or are you someone who tells EVERYBODY about your diabetes?  When I was diagnosed, it was 1970 and I wasn’t yet 2 years old.  Although I don’t remember much about being a diabetic child … Continue reading

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