I'm a bit odd, and I'm OK with that. My oddities (most of them) are what make me endearing, adorable, and a good friend.
One of my oddities is that I personify my diabetes - it's true! I write letters to my diabetes , and have found that writing those letters to be both amazing and cathartic when it comes to understanding myself and how diabetes has affected my life.
And sometimes I talk to my diabetes out loud - Not that diabetes answers back, or even listens to me for that matter. Still, I do it just the same.
Maybe I do it because I'm trying to figure something diabetes related out, and hearing what I say out loud helps me to navigate my next step. Or maybe I'm just one can short of a six-pack and I'm completely nuts -WHATEVER. Anyway, here are some of the things I've been known to tell and or say to or about my diabetes out loud.
Come on insulin, START WORKING ALREADY!
Blood sugar, what's your problem?
LOVELY! Almost always said when it's NOT.
Dearest Diabetes Gods, if you allow my extended duel wave bolus calculation to be correct for this small serving of lobster Mac & Cheese, I'll be your best friend!
Oh, you're quite a cheeky little pancreas, aren't you?
Doorknobs, I don't have time for your sh*t! : Said pretty much on a daily basis.
HELLO, GORGEOUS! Recently uttered after achieving a Blood Sugar Nirvana of 136 two hours after eating a small vanilla soft serve.
W.T.F!? I recently shouted this phrase in it's entirety after a blood sugar in the stratosphere that refused to budge, even after a site change and a new insulin reservoir.
Diabetes, you're such a bitch.
Thanks for working with me on that!
Go ahead, make my day!
I. OWN. YOU.
So, do you ever talk to your diabetes, and if so - What do you say?