D-Blog Week: Letter Writing Day (From Abby)
Welcome to Abby's Collection of Short Notes to Key Diabetes Players, Volume 1:
Dear Pinky Fingers,
I know that my toes get all the press when it comes to diabetes, but I have to tell you, you are my favorite digit in diabetes land. You never result in an 'Err5' on my meter, I almost never get re-gushers from you, and no matter how cold my little fingertips get, you never fail to step up and give me blood. Thanks for everything you do, and keep up the good work.
You and I don’t see eye-to-eye and haven’t since the Silhouette era when I used you, and only you, for about 5 years. I get that you are tired of sharp things invading your space, but I have to tell you I think it’s time to stop complaining. Can we come to a compromise? You function without extreme pain and occlusions with the new fabulous pink Mios that I use, if I promise to never use you for a sensor? How’s that sound? Let me know what you decide.
Dear Everyone I’ve Ever Known,
Sorry for talking about diabetes, camp, friends with diabetes, friends from camp, my blood sugars, my pump, my doctor appointments, and Diet Coke so much. I’ll try to tone it down.
P.S. If I know you from nursing school, I’m sorry for the way I acted in every class that diabetes was mentioned.
You can have the vegetable drawer back in 4 months.
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(This post is part of the Second Annual D-Blog Week. To participate, check out the details on Karen's blog! And thanks, as always, to Karen for organizing such a great advocacy effort.)