I was just officially diagnosed with Type II diabetes yesterday, although I knew for many years it was something that I could possibly be facing later, given my genetic disposition, and gestational conditions . Unfortunately, it was a bullet I couldn't seem to dodge. So now I am busy learning about things like Metformin, strips, meters…ect. I realized early that I would probably need a support system in place, which brought me here.
I am turning 40 next month and my kids are getting older. I think I will be able to find some more time to take myself to task and learn from you all and your experiences. This new path ..seems bit rocky in the begining, I found myself very frustrated with my meter and nasty side effects of metformin this morning. I am going to try to keep positive. While I am not excited about having diabetes, I am excited about making positive changes that will allow me to live a happier healthier life.
Nice to meet you all.
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