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Diabetic Girl.

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by MermaidsRreal, May 12, 2016.

  1. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So, I only have 49 years and 10 months to go, em.....that will make me 103 when that happens....ah well it's good to ha well it's good to have something to look forward to :)!


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  2. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    that statement is testament to how well you look after yourself
    big smiles hugs and well done from me :):):)
     
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  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    SNAP! (But 40 years.) Though, my mum has been diagnosed with memory issues these days..
    Nobody in my friend circle ever labelled me a D.
     
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    Midzbike · Newbie

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    I don't know whether you can remember Monty Python's "Life of Brian", but Google You-Tube for "Always look on the Bright Side of Life"!
    In some respects, the trouble with our "trouble" is that people don't see it in the way they see a broken leg's plaster cast, which they can sign to hide their discomfort. I refer to my pump as my turbocharger, because it lightens the situation & shows I'd rather have people laugh with me than cry with me.
    As the saying goes "chin up!" (...but be careful; it makes it much easier to hit!!
    Take care & keep smiling; it'll make them wonder what you've been doing!
     
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  5. Midzbike

    Midzbike · Newbie

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    Remember that statistics is another word for "guess". Go back a while & life was about 2-years from diagnosis, if you were lucky. Now the stat's have to take in those who don't pay attention to staying healthy (the same way as they have to for everyone), so just make a point of proving that you're "above average" & oblige the National Audit Office to rewrite the books (...which they only do every 10-years or so (last time 2010))
    Take a walk & appreciate the scenery & fresh air; it's free & doesn't need anyone telling you their opinion of something you know more about!
     
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  6. ChrisSamsDad

    ChrisSamsDad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Strictly speaking, everyone with false teeth, spectacles or riding a bike is a cyborg - that's me all ways most days.
     
  7. hh1

    hh1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    There've been debates on this forum about whether people object to being called diabetic, or would rather be referred to as 'having diabetes'. I'm firmly in the latter camp, largely because of this kind of labelling. I have diabetes, in the same way that I have brown hair, blue eyes or whatever. When I'm referred to as 'diabetic' or 'a diabetic' it feels as if that's my main defining feature. It isn't.
     
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    Libby1726 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Back in the 60s. Oh you have sugar diabetes !!


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    yingtong Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Rember.that only to wellLibby
     
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  10. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Lol, if you put it like that. Anyone Googling the answers is one step from the "Borg collective" too..
     
  11. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    I'm a child of the 70s. But yep. I've heard that one too..
     
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