What Are Your Rules?

What Are Your Rules?

Buried among the many decisions we make each day, there are rules we have agreed to – knowingly or not. They may be how much sleep you allow yourself, what boundaries you put on exercise, limits on TV time, what is “bolus worthy”, what foods you will or won’t eat, or...
Notice Something Good on Purpose

Notice Something Good on Purpose

You have many things which occupy your mind all day when managing diabetes. If you are feeling down or stressed, choose to focus your mind on something positive. A few deep breaths and the enjoyment of a simple flower can be just the reset you need.
Don’t Get Stuck In This Sucks

Don’t Get Stuck In This Sucks

When dealing with diabetes, you will experience emotions of grief over the life you thought you were going to have. Feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, angry, resentful and mad are normal reactions and you deserve to feel them. But do only that – feel them, acknowledge...
Let People Be Kind to You

Let People Be Kind to You

Resentment is a form of anger that occurs many times when we feel we have been treated unfairly.  As a survival mechanism, many people turn inward to protect themselves from further harm or unfairness by putting up virtual walls.  When the walls go up, people are...

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