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Am I the only one who has given up?

Discussion in 'Emotional and Mental Health' started by pasiphae1953, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. WIZARD2013

    WIZARD2013 Type 1 · Newbie

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    Hi I have been a Type 1 Diabetic for 43 years; Keep yr Bs under control. U will b able 2 take the world on. Unless u have an infection / stressed. Lot 2 take on board.
     
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  2. VioletViolet

    VioletViolet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hello I am not really qualified to comment here as I am in the position of trying not to get diabetes rather than living with it.

    I just wanted to say that what you said about death struck a chord with me. I don't have that fear either, but I am scared of complications that are totally disabling and remove all quality of life. It would be like your experiences on meds, only far worse. My fear is being physically dependent on others, the grim reaper will find me somehow , some way ;) it's the living death of severe diabetic complications that have scared me into action with diet.

    You're already living with enough with complex health issues (you don't need any more!) so I hope you decide to give lchf or something similar a whirl. The people on here are a fabulous and knowledgeable source of support.

    Best wishes to you :)
     
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  3. Em1981

    Em1981 Type 2 · Active Member

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    #43 Em1981, May 21, 2017 at 10:18 PM
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