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Let's Talk Stigma

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** There’s a lot of talk going on now about #Dstigma and this talk needs to happen. Along those lines I am reposting a blog that originally appeared on Strangely Diabetic on May 22, 2012

Since I have written so heavily about my battle [...]

What Doesn't Make Diabetes Emotional?

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Some days it seems like everything about diabetes triggers something: frustration, anger, WTF, the despising of device alarms, the inability to not eat everything, cursing and a love/hate relationship with carbs. You know, that list could go on for a while so it might be [...]

Cataracts are Depressing

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about needing cataract surgery and the fear that I had about it. The surgeries went well and I am the proud owner of new intraocular lenses. This is a complication of diabetes, so often considered a failure, so needing [...]

Responding to the Response About the Re.. Ah Crap, Just Read It

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Last week’s DOC response to Miss Manners advice to a diabetic traveler was often emotional but consistently said that her advice was wrong and hurtful. Then there were some very thoughtful responses to that DOC response itself from folks like Chris, Sara, Kari calling out [...]

Viscerality

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Fear.

We all have fears, especially ones about our health. Will I let my loved ones down because I failed to take good enough care ofmy self.

Failure. Fear.

Will I be able to care for my [...]