No doubt about it, living with diabetes is challenging and we can all become overwhelmed by everything that comes with it. Burnout means being totally exhausted by all the physical or emotional stresses. Many days we all get highly frusterated with testing several times a day the blood glucose or having to make all the right food choices to eat. Sometimes, this burnout or overload comes when you least expect it.
We need to reach out for support from family and friends…this is essential in my book. It helps me to put things into perspective and get back on track quickly, after all, diabetes never takes a day off from its march. If we try to bottle the stress up or even deny it, situations can get even worse.
Diabetes is something we all have to live with everyday, not once in a while and how we live with it and care for ourselves makes all the difference in the world. How do you handle the overload of this disease or do you keep the negative things bottled up?
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