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Coming up behind me.

Published by Guzzler in the blog Guzzler's blog. Views: 923

Five months from diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes. What stage am I at now, I wonder. I hope that I am entering the acceptance phase but I am under no illusion that this could change. I am still checking labels and bg, still researching finding good things and bad when it comes to diet and excercise, and settling in to the new habits that no longer bring the fears of complications right to the fore of my mind.

I feel useful, mostly for myself but also to my family. I am making inroads into making their diet a little better and at least I can alert them to previously unknown risks. This makes me feel a tad better about my parenting skills (XL sons are grown up but they are still my babies!). And if I can influence their habits then those of my grandchildren will benefit.

Which brings me to the title of this entry. Am I not duty bound to assist those who come after me? My family and those who may be going through the shock of diagnosis? Isn't this what being a parent and a freind is all about? I am extremely lucky to have the love and support of family and I thank my lucky stars that I have them so does it cost me anything at all to give a helping hand to those newly diagnosed who are going through all the difficulties that I went through just a short while ago?
It costs us nothing but arn't we honour bound to do it? I think we are.

Stay well, folks.
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