16 05, 2011

The Storms of Life Keep on Raging

By | 2017-07-26T07:29:39+00:00 May 16th, 2011|Type 2 Diabetes and Faith|

Just as I began tosmile again,say "I am diabetic" with a matter-of-fact tone,establish a routine,learn how to count carbs,Just as I began tofeel more like my old self,dance again,listen to music and daydream Just as I began NOT to fear dying in my sleep from a diabetic attack,cry more in a week than I laugh,let this diagnosis take my spirit,Just [...]

15 04, 2011

Better Health Brightened My Day

By | 2017-07-26T07:29:23+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Diabetic Services|

Yesterday, it came to me like a suffocating wave--I NEED to know other diabetics.  The reality that no one close to me understands what I'm going through was weighing heavily on my mind.  Since I don't have the telephone number of any diabetics, I don't have anyone to talk to who can say "I understand what you mean."Finally, in the [...]

30 03, 2011

Give myself a shot? You MUST be tripping!

By | 2017-07-26T06:54:57+00:00 March 30th, 2011|Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes|

On my fourth day in the hospital, the night nurse entered my room with the regiment of medications and I said, "Oh no.  You've come to give me a shot.  I hate those things." She smiled. "No, I am not going to give you a shot.""Yes, you are.  I see the needle in your hand."She smiled brighter and it was laced [...]

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