To my warriors

Survivor7311
By Survivor7311 Latest Reply 2013-10-08 14:46:57 -0500
Started 2013-10-07 17:36:29 -0500

i know a lot of you are getting fed up with the insulin the pills the diets and just plain done. Hang in there look how far a lot of you have come! Having diabetes is a huge challenge with adjusting insulin and the food you intake. I have a type of diabetes most of you don't i'm type 5. pretty weird to here it was suppose to disappear after my kidney transplant but mines worsened. So i'm here to give you a little encouragement :) Stay strong kick diabetes butt prove it wrong ! prove you can fight it and will win! don't get discouraged we all have our bad days but look at it as i'll try better tomorrow! :) so hang in there! Your all warriors in my book and strong at that (:

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old biker
old biker 2013-10-07 22:56:09 -0500 Report

Thank you for taking the time to post survivor7311. It is nice to hear from someone with a upbeat and positive attitude in the face of adversity. " the difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is in how you use them" I am a firm believer in turning a negative into a positive. I have been dealing with my diabetes now for 12 years. As a result of the life style changes I have made I am healthier now then I would be if I didn't have D. Much luck and good fortune on your journey through life

Survivor7311
Survivor7311 2013-10-07 20:48:12 -0500 Report

amen :) and i almost lost my life three weeks ago to other health issues its just been a battle but i stay strong and let god handle it

Young1s
Young1s 2013-10-07 22:21:37 -0500 Report

Oh my, but that's the thing that gets me through too…I let go and let God. All the well knowing that God expects me to help myself as well though. :)

Young1s
Young1s 2013-10-07 20:41:30 -0500 Report

Can I just start by saying…wow! Guess I haven't really been up on my diabetic news like I can be because I never knew there was a type 5. You are now added to my inspiration list of people/things to keep me on the right track.

I will admit…I gave up one time. Competely with everything. Then I had a moment where things just didn't feel right or normal, so I checked myself. Was almost upwards of 300…something like that anyways. Needless to say, got my stuff together real quick.

Recently had a scare of almost losing my husbands health insurance, but that got worked out. Then today I had an all time low of 55. That one had me scared big time. But it's situations like this that while making me feel vulnerable, helps me to become stronger and a better diabetic.

Like you say, this IS a battle to be won. And it can be. I'm a fighter. I hope and pray you all are too. Okay, so maybe we may not beat this thing totally but we sure can give a heck of a fight.

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