“Sometimes I’m insanely jealous of all the people with visible diseases because no one believes just how bad I can feel sometimes with my diabetes. Silent and invisible, it saps me of almost everything. I’ve been running on fumes for so long…when will someone else see it?”—(via mydiabetessecret)
Well yesterday started off with finding out my dad doesn’t get paid until the shutdown is lifted. We have no way of making any other money, so we risk losing EVERYTHING. We can’t pay rent, get food, pay the electric bill, nothing. We could be homeless by time everything is lifted. So then I go in…
He was stocking up things and an older customer started ragging on him and asked to speak with his manager because “he couldn’t be separated from his electronic devices and started insulting our generation for being irresponsible lazy idiots who are dependent on technology”.
He then asked her what was the device she was referring to. When she pointed out the “the blue iPod on his hip” he corrected her by informing her that the device was his insulin pump.
I’ve been diabetic for 2 years, 3 months, and 12 days. During that time I’ve struggled, been happy, been upset, been bitter, been angry, and pretty much every emotion you can think of. One thing that I’ve deeply thought about on more than one occassion was my diabetes and weakness. What do I mean…
If someone dares tell me again how bad Diet coke is for me and how ‘real’ coke is much better, I’m going to hit them right in the dick and stand on their neck until their head goes blue.
I get one joy in life, the ‘betes is a wicked maiden and she gets angry without her fix of diet coke every hour…..
I hate people who tell me things like “splenda is bad for you” “diet soda is bad for you” “aspartame blah blah”. I’ve finally come to terms with my diabetes and I’ve been trying hard to monitor myself and I appreciate your concern but butt the frig out.