My likes/ hates with diabetes

luked
By luked Latest Reply 2013-03-02 02:10:32 -0600
Started 2013-01-22 05:48:27 -0600

Enjoy my humor…

My Like/Hate Relationship With Diabetes…

I Like that diabetes has forced me to take better care of myself.
I Hate that it waited until Now to do that.

I Like sticking needles and lancets into me.
I Hate that I just lied about that.

I Like that I feel healthier and more alive again.
I Hate that I'm too fat to do anything with it.

I Like that my pharmacy delivers.
I Hate that it takes them 4 days to find me.

I Like that I've gotten better at shopping for a diabetic's diet.
I Hate that I have to eat it, too.

I Like that they've found that sweets are bad for a diabetic.
I Hate that they've found that sweets are bad for a diabetic. I Love sweets!

I Like that I have been losing weight since I started exercising
I Hate that it's only been 4 pounds.

I Like that I don't have retinopathy in my eyes.
I Hate that I can only see out of one eye…it makes watching 3D movies very irritating.

I Like that I've found out that pizza isn't really good for me and I no longer eat it.
I Hate that I just lied again.

And last…

I Like that I've found a great diabetes family/forum to express myself.
I Hate that I'm on a short leash.

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21 replies

raccoon mana
raccoon mana 2013-03-02 02:10:32 -0600 Report

i like that i finally know whats wrong with me
i hate that i finally know its diabetes

but i wont let this bring me down, cuz we are all survivers. and lifes too darn short to let a stupid disease ruin our lives!

prtam
prtam 2013-02-27 08:38:18 -0600 Report

I like it as it made me to design my own recipes and help others diabetics to follow these and control blood sugar

jnblair
jnblair 2013-02-03 00:43:47 -0600 Report

I like that I'm diabetic because it made me enjoy each and everyday of my life to its fullest…

Set apart
Set apart 2013-01-28 20:15:15 -0600 Report

Can I add some,
I like that I have a CGM now,
I hate that my CGM has to always follow me around

I like that that i found new friends at DC
I hate the way I had to find these new found friends

I like that I've gotten pretty good at giving myself insulin shots
I hate that I sometimes have little bruises where I gave myself shots

I like that we can sometimes joke about our D
I hate that sometimes we also have to cry about having D!

I like that I had something to share
I hate that I can't think of anything else to share!

ShellyLargent
ShellyLargent 2013-01-23 16:56:40 -0600 Report

I like that having diabetes has been the common bond that introduced me to some of my closest friends.
I hate that having diabetes is what actually brought us together…

I like that medical professionals are making leaps and bounds everyday towards finding a cure.
I hate that too many people out there take advantage of that.

Jeanette Terry
Jeanette TerryPA 2013-01-23 15:57:42 -0600 Report

These are awesome! Let's all add some and we will have a great collection.

Jeanette Terry
Jeanette TerryPA 2013-01-23 16:26:28 -0600 Report

I like that they invented an insulin pump.
I hate that I have to wear it all the time.

I like that my doctor encourages me.
I hate that he doesn't really understand me.

I like that I make healthy food choices.
I hate that I have to make healthy food choices.

Just Joyce
Just Joyce 2013-01-22 11:46:19 -0600 Report

Not bad but I don't spend energy on hating things. I spend my time finding ways to deal with what I dislike.

Gabby
GabbyPA 2013-01-22 08:46:40 -0600 Report

These are great! May I add some?

I like that I have all my toes,
I hate that they keep me up at night.

I like that my meds help me control my glucose levels,
I hate that they make my hair fall out.

I like that being diabetic makes me read labels.
I hate what they put in my food.

I do have one question though. What do you mean that you are on a short leash?

luked
luked 2013-01-22 08:59:47 -0600 Report

Short leash means I have all confidence that we can beat diabetes
I hate that I just lied again

Gabby
GabbyPA 2013-01-22 09:36:38 -0600 Report

LOL...Maybe you are on a retractable leash and you have not figured out how to let the line out?

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