The things we learn.....

By vgarrison Latest Reply 2011-02-11 12:45:02 -0600
Started 2011-02-11 10:55:08 -0600

I just went back and read some of the old discussions that I started when I was first diagnosed (Sept 08). It is amazing the things I have learned in such a short time span!!! I was scared, nervous, and just down right mad at the whole thing…I'd like to say that today I'm carefree and happy as can be, but I'm not a liar so I won't say that. What I will say is that the nerves are way better, I'm not nearly as scared as before, and I have accepted that Diabetes will always be in my life. I can either do everything I can to keep it under control or I can let it run rampant and spin the wheel as to what complications I will get.

Over the last couple of years I have met some truly wonderful people on this site. I have a tendancy to go MIA for a few months at a time, but I know that when I return, there are open arms and words of encouragement waiting. There are times when it's like I havent been gone at all.

Today is my graditude day, and one of my greatests joys right now is this site and all the wonderful people that make it everything that it is…

Thank you!!

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realsis77 2011-02-11 12:45:02 -0600 Report

Its so true! When I was first diagnosed I was the same way, then when I got put on insulin I thought I was gonna loose it but with the help of these wonderful people on this site I've learned soo much and have also accepted being a diabetic and using insulin daily. At first I was in a lot of denial but gradually I accepted things and I'm doing well managing my diabetes now. This site is truely a God send!

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