There is a word that is used quite often by diabetics, a word that is strong and positive, yet when it rolls of the tongue it comes out with a negative overtone.
That word is "Normal".
Many diabetics say that they wish that they were normal.
Exactly "What" is "Normal"?
Here is a definition for the word normal:
conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural.
serving to establish a standard.
approximately average in any psychological trait, as intelligence, personality, or emotional adjustment.
free from any mental disorder; sane.
Biology, Medicine/Medical .
free from any infection or other form of disease or malformation, or from experimental therapy or manipulation.
of natural occurrence.
"You" are alive!
What is more important to you, being "normal" or being alive?
Having diabetes can be challenging at times, but that cam apply to almost anything in life.
As a diabetic, you are operating manually within yourself that which is done automatically by your endocrine system, managing your blood glucose level.
You can still do all of the things in life that "normal" people do, including that which is the most important, "living" your life!
So enough talk about wishing to be "normal", it's time to manage your diabetes and live your life…""Normally!"
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