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When's your DDay (Diabetes day)?

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by Lovelylivpet, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Lovelylivpet

    Lovelylivpet Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi people,
    I was Diagnosed on the 24th May 2004 (2yrs of age). I'm now 11 and want to know what you do on your DDays. Do you celebrate or spit on them? Lol :lol: . By the way, todays mothers day and want to shout out to all the mothers of Diabetic children! You guys are Hero's! Anyway thanks.

    Livvie xxx :)
     
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    pav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can't remeber the the day or even the year give or take 1, some time around 2000.
     
  3. Just Laura

    Just Laura · Well-Known Member

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    See, there you go being lovely livvie again!

    I think it's a frat idea to have a DDay. God knows you kids have so much to put up with being diabetic so you may as well take any perks you can :) My daughter gets to choose a treat/day out each time she fills up a sharps bin.

    :)


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  4. lynde89

    lynde89 · Well-Known Member

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    Not too long till the 9 year mark then Livvie!! Are you planning on doing anything for it? :)
    My 20 years is on the 5th October, I was diagnosed age 4 in '93.
    JustLaura, the sharps bin & treat thing is a great idea! :)


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  5. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hi Lovelylivpet

    Mine is August 1989, (Can't remember the date in August though, but in the middle of the month). August comes and goes and I just enjoy the end of the summer :)

    Best wishes RRB
     
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    ewelina Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    17th February. I made a cake this year to celebrate it :)
     
  8. MCMLXXIII

    MCMLXXIII Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    February...Erm..yep, just February:smile:

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    26 January 1986. I was 12 going on 13. I don't celebrate it or spit on it just mentally acknowledge it but maybe next year I will mark the day - still here and still healthy is definitely something I am grateful for

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  10. MrsDMiles

    MrsDMiles · Well-Known Member

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    Hello
    A message from a worried Mammy,
    My little boy is 3 in June and just been diagnosed. I'm so scared and worried, just looking for reassurance that it does get better and that you don't blame your parents? Thank you x x


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    lynde89 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi MrsD!

    Sorry to hear about your little boy, I know it must be hard for you right now but it will get better. It's all about routine to begin with.

    I was diagnosed when I was 4 & don't really remember not being diabetic, I think that is easier than getting it when a bit older as there is more to adjust. My younger brother was diagnosed at 21 & I know it was a big change for him, especially as he had just become a daddy.

    I do not blame my parents no, but I know that my mum sometimes blames herself, & that is hard for me to know. Before i was diagnosed i had had 2 heart operations (they got it wrong the 1st time) so that is part of it too I think. But she always used to tell me that only the people who were strong enough to cope with diabetes would get it & that helps me from time to time. Your son obviously has a supporting & loving mother behind him which is irreplaceable.

    Of course there may still be some down days (& I have had type 1 for 20 years this year) but they are what you learn from & a down day from time to time is normal for anyone!

    Do you know anyone or does anyone in your family have diabetes? So you can learn stuff from them 1st hand?

    Please do not blame yourself. (Sorry for the huge essay!) :)



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    MCMLXXIII Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Is it just me but I glance on this thread in the forum view and at first I think "When's your Dolmio day?"
     
  14. Lovelylivpet

    Lovelylivpet Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Lol :) I don't, but I'm going to try to see that :lol:
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Every new year's eve I remember mine as it was 30th december !
    Almost new years eve ... :)

    Anna.
     
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    My little boy was diagnosed just over 2 weeks ago with type 1 on the 22 nod march !! He's 2 xx


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    Hi my dd day is on October 22nd 2012 and i might celebrate by raising money for dd day :)
     
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    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is 25th February!
     
  19. Lovelylivpet

    Lovelylivpet Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow, almost like diabetes twins. How's he coping, or you ?
     
  20. Lovelylivpet

    Lovelylivpet Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Lol, your DDay is 2 days before my Bday (as in birthday)!
     
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