As we approach Thanksgiving and count the good things in our lives, what about having diabetes can we be thankful for? This may sound like an odd question because we are so busy dealing with the challenges it brings into our lives, but has it also brought good things?
My list includes: learning more about eating healthy and good foods, taking better care of myself, implementing exercise for health benefits as well as fun, learning to reduce my stress through chiropractic, massage, and meditation, taking time for myself each and every day, looking for the beauty around me, improving my sleep patterns, seeing the good things that make my life meaningful more clearly, meeting many helpful people on this site, and forming new friendships that will be lifelong,
Could I have done all this without Diabetes? Sure, but would I have? This disease makes us think and act, if we want to live. For me, that is sure a big motivator! Anyone willing to share their list of "goodies"?
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