This weekend in one of my lower moments, we all know what they are like I had this thought. The thought about what word, just one word can make me feel better, make me smile and get me out of this low. Nothing really came to mind. I am not a why person so that is good. I don't sit around and ask the big question, WHY ME?
I run two non-profit communities for diabetics and I am always asked what keeps me up, how can I keep going all day. I host radio shows for adults and kids and keep going and cover my feelings up so that listeners can't hear the low.
So the other day, Friday I was hosting a show and the low moment of my day hit just prior to the show and to be honest I had a bad show. I was down and you could tell. I was off my game as they say. See I do the show with no script, all improv and I like it that way so people get to see the real me. What a sight!
Well I was low and the listeners received what I had said would never happen, a bad show. I was upset and sat back Friday and tried to think of what would help. I need a word to feel good. I needed a word that defined having this disease that would make it feel good. Make it feel right. Make me feel right inside.
Then it hit me like a ton of bricks. I don't know where it came from but it came to me as clear as day. As clear as he morning sun.
I heard the word in my head and started to smile. I read the word out loud and I started to laugh. I said the word loudly to no one in particular and felt good inside.
I yelled out…
It felt good and sounded corny. DIABETARIFFIC
It felt so good and as soon as I said it I smiled. I laughed and said that here it was, the word to define for me diabetes. Then it did more than that. It defined for me what this is all about. It defined for me what this disease is all about and how we should feel. Everyday we should feel DIABETARIFFIC. We should tell our friends with diabetes, have a DIABETARIFFIC day. Yell Happy DIABETARIFFIC George or bill or whatever.
Say it. Yell it. and Feel it. Grasp the feeling deep in your heart and soul. Take that word and place in a spot where no one can touch it and live it, love it and live by it. Live a life of DIABETARIFFICS.
I started a community just for people that believe. That want to truly live a life of DIABETARIFFIC.
Becuase it is a life and new start. It is something to be proud of. Diabetics is nothing to hide and everything to show. We are diabetic and proud. We live a DIABETARIFFIC life and show it and love it.
Are you DIABETARIFFIC? Do you live a DIABETARIFFIC life? How do you know? You need to feel it. It's a philosophy of diabetes and life. IF you believe in having a philosophy of and on life then have the philosophy of DIABETARIFFIC. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Share our philosophy with others. Give to them what you have and believe in, if you do!
If you can't say it you can't live it. If you can't say you don't believe in it.
Believe in it and it will change your life. Your world and your outlook on diabetes.
It's a new life and it's DIABETARIFFIC.
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