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diabetes doesn’t define me

D-Blog Week: Mantras and More.

Diabetes and Emotions By May 15, 2014 Tags: , , , 11 Comments

Mantras and sayings aren’t really my thing, but if I had to tie my boat to one tagline, diabetes-wise, it would be this one: But most things like this give me a Pinterest rash, because it all seems to sound like: When I need an emotional lift, I turn to my friends, family, and DOC (which is an amalgam of…

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Define? Or explain.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes By May 2, 2006 Tags: , No Comments

“Diabetes doesn’t define you, it just helps explain you.” It struck me that he was right. Darrell and I don’t talk about diabetes very much. I don’t remember ever talking about it when we were kids. We played with Legos and built army forts for the hamsters to live in. There weren’t any big diabetes discussions and, quite frankly, we…

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