I'm sure I'm not the only person dealing with this, but I couldn't find any previous posts about it… I searched for Budinskys with no results… On top of dealing with all of the changes undertaking a diabetic "diet" and administering insulin, I find myself surrounded with well meaning diet police and not-so-well meaning tempters. I feel like I have to justify and defend every food choice I make. Being barraged by "are you sure you can eat that" or "it's OK - a small piece won't hurt you." It is SO ANNOYING. I have politely stood my ground, but I'm running out of patience. I anticipate that all of the frustration from undertaking the new diabetic diet and overwhelming feelings from the new insulin regimen is going to "manifest" itself with me loosing my cool with one of these people. Honestly I don't want to do that… But there's a little voice in my head that says "you are dealing with enough - you shouldn't have to take an additional assault from by-standers." I mean, really, it's hard enough to politely decline that delicious looking pie without pressure from someone trying to break my resolve… How do you handle these people in a way that is polite, but lets them know to butt out?
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