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Thoughtless presents

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Buttons11, Dec 28, 2017.

  1. Gabrielle_Tai

    Gabrielle_Tai Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If i live near you , i will be happy to take those sweet off you:) to add to my hypo kit.Too bad i too far away.
     
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  2. archersuz

    archersuz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Giving you a big hug. I too struggle with depression from time to time, and I get no understanding or empathy from my OH. In fact I get comments like "well crying won't help will it!". Well yes, sometimes it does!
     
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  3. nomoredonuts

    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I have a bag of Jack Daniels fudge. (Thanks brother-in-law!)...
     
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    Caz_B Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    To be fair my OH does have a pretty good understanding now (having been with me for 5 plus years) but now and again he will say or suggest something that isn't a good idea.or doesn't understand why something will be difficult for me. Yes tears are low mood....not everyone cries but for many low mood manifests itself in tears. Best to cry than have pent up emotions. I go up and down like a yoyo some days. I've been saying it for years and am finally starting to write a book in the New Year....not so much my story although two stints in the Priory was enlightening but more practical ways to cope and how to beat it. Big hugs to you too....it's a difficult thing to live with day in day out. Xx
     
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    Crystalwand Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been T1 for 40+ years and been been with my husband 35 years and even now when we go out, I have coffee he will have coffee and cake, and still says one bit will not hurt, he can change my pod, walk away when I am having a I rant, because my bloods are high, but still says thing like the cake I love him but now if it happens I just shout NO THANKS, next time I may say yes then place it in his face nicely lol
     
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    The 'no sugar - suitable for diabetics' has fooled me in the past! I was given a lovely gift of three 250ml bottles of locally-produced non-alcoholic fruit drinks. These drinks are gorgeous but the person giving the present was also suckered by the 'no added sugar'. In fairness, the carb count isn't too bad, if you're careful - 7.8g/100ml - but I will be offering them to visitors (the gift-giver doesn't live near me) instead as I could easily drink the whole bottle in one go. I was also given a selection (by the same person) of 80%+ chocolate which was so thoughtful. I'm glad you feel better @Buttons11 - perhaps you could suggest a choccy present (high cocoa content) instead or for the next time?
     
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