I hate diabetes and when I hate something I write about it, so here goes:
When I was diagnosed with diabetes I met a lot of people with a lot of advice:
•Count your carbohydrates, so I looked it up online and learned that requires algebra, I failed algebra.
•Watch what you eat, so I set a mirror at my place at the table and learned if I open my mouth too wide my tongue rests on a spit gland and I spray my meal!
•Watch your weight and measure your food, so I bought a scale and stood on it while I ate so I could measure my food and watch my weight!
•Buy exercise equipment and check your feet often for loss of sensitivity, so I bought some weights and drop one on each foot every day.
•Exercise often, pick up fork, put food on, move to mouth, chew! That’s exercise enough for today.
•Lose weight, so I rented out my kids to get them off my back.
•Don’t eat out, so I brought my picnic table inside.
•Don’t drink soda, so I started chewing it.
•Check your sugar often, so I bought a glass sugar bowl and it still looks the same.
As a newly diagnosed diabetic you should know that I’ve tried all of this and I still haven’t beaten diabetes, today I’m purchasing boxing gloves.
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