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I've been feeling off...

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by T1Daily, Nov 5, 2017.

  1. T1Daily

    T1Daily Type 1 · Newbie

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    For the past few weeks I have not been feeling great, I have had t1d for the past 2 years and now is when I'm feeling really off. I feel sad almost every waking moment of the day, it's like my happiness can only last for merely a second, and I've lost interest in a lot of things that I like, and my glucose control has been really good for the most part, but now I'm starting to slack with checking my blood sugar, taking my injections, and it has also really affected the way I function, especially when it comes to school, its the feeling of wanting to do work but just being held back in my thoughts, social situations have become even more nerve wrecking, or usually what happens is that I just don't want to talk to anyone unless I have to. I mean other times, when I felt sad, there would be periods in time where the feeling would be there and then it would be gone, but recently it's just felt a lot worse, and I can't push them aside, it just won't work. My self-esteem has plummeted and I feel isolated and out of place, now more that ever.

    Some input would be really helpful. Thank you.
    • Hug Hug x 1
  2. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry you are feeling down. I do not know how old you are but you have clearly articulated that this feeling has persisted and also that this is not normal for you. I think what you have descibed is a oretty common feeling and mY have noth8ng to do with T1. That is just another thing to do alongside school which you do not have energy for but just have to get on with. Does anyone you live with or love know how you are feeling? If not please consider talking to someone in person as well as here because there is nothing brave about keeping it all in. It may pass but I hope you do not get stuck in the momment! If you have nobody you can talk to then your Gp could be heloful. At least as a type 1 where your physical health is being affected by it , your emotiional wellbeing is really important. Big hugs in the meantome..
  3. W.bubble13

    W.bubble13 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Tow months ago I was the same way except my thought were about death I was wondering what my friends and family would be like if they didn’t need to worry about me when I mum found the book I was writing in I was so annoyed that she found it and told my dad they got the diabetic team in involved and when my next appointment came I refused to go I kicked of at school and ramped it up when we got the hospital then I had a appointment to if I could get some counselling but I refused to go I didn’t want the help sometime if there is someone you can truly trusted to take the weight off your shoulders you should tell someone then make a decision for if you want help unlike I was not long after the appointments I download this app it’s helped a lot I suggest you talk to someone you can trust then make a decision for help. I’m here if you want to chat anytime about anything. Xxx
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