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Rolling my eyes

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Twinks, May 9, 2014.

  1. daniT1D

    daniT1D Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Where do you live? Perhaps someone here is local and you could meet for a coffee? I know it would of helped me when I was feeling low.

    Best wishes x



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  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hey, I'm not really complaining... She was the sort of woman my mum & sisters warned me about..
    It's just the longevity of it would have finished me off long before one of her numerous fake suicide attempts had backfired on her! ;)
     
  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    This is life's "litmus test". I'm afraid... Gay? Muslim? Straight male ballet dancer? To name a few.. I bet they all get the know all..
    Lay down some "ground rules". What erks you off? Write it out or type it up. (Create your own variation.)
    1. You don't need to ask.
    2. You don't touch my D stuff.
    3. Unless your one of the "tomorrow people", don't assume my daydreaming or occasional lack of attention is a "sugar low".

    My marriage works well on this basis... My wife is a feminist, I don't assume she's a lesbian.. ;)

    I sincerely wish you the best..! :cool:
     
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  4. Belzedar

    Belzedar Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's what I used to do but since being diagnosed I am far more quick to anger.

    I had dinner last week with some colleagues from my research group. I've been unhappy about being unhappy and I've fallen into the trap of telling people I'm feeling irritable or moody because I'm a diabetic.

    When I did this - again - at dinner, one of them proceeded to lecture me on diabetes and how it wasn't causing my moodiness, just that I had a bad attitude to it. I said I was amazed to hear such rubbish from a post-doctoral neuropsychologist and asked her if she had skipped Neurochemistry 101 where she would have learnt that glucose was essential to the synthesis of neurotransmitters and that a disruption of it would have the knock-on effect I was experiencing.

    I haven't been able to speak to her since and I've added a filter on my e-mail to mark her e-mails as read and drop straight into the archive.
     
  5. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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  6. Twinks

    Twinks · Well-Known Member

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    All iv dun recently is shop but spend that long in primark i have found it is where iv had most of my hypos now i treat myself to a choccy bar before i fill my basket


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  7. Twinks

    Twinks · Well-Known Member

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    I also love how now i have diabetes whenever some one is thirsty or tired they automatically ask me if i think they have diabetes yet when it comes to my diabetes they think they no everything


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  8. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    I think the classic said to me by someone is "oh, I think I may have a touch of diabetes"..
    Yarp! Just buy a box of tissues & take the day off....:banghead:
     
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