This is day number 3 of Diabetes Blog Week and the topic is: today it’s time to gush and brag about your biggest supporter. Is it your spouse or significant other? Your best friend, sibling, parent or child? Maybe it’s your endo or a great CDE? Or perhaps it’s another member of the D-OC who is always there for you? Go ahead, tell them just how much they mean to you!
As a single person, living on my own, this is a tough one for me. I can’t pick out just one person really.
I appreciate my friends. Due to my disease, they have all made an effort to learn more about diabetes, as well as listen to my ups and downs. When I was in the hospital various friends visited me with supplies (books, magazines, Diet Dr. Pepper). Friends helped with my dog too so I didn’t have to worry about her. My friends, especially Tisha, read my blog and comment on the part of my life displayed here. They have accepted this as part of their life too.
I appreciate my endo and her office staff. They are quick to respond when I need them and/or call in for advice. I never feel rushed at appointments. They remember what’s going on with me and their warmness makes me not dread the appointments!
I appreciate my mom. She’s far away but knows what’s going on with me and my blood sugars and health. She asks questions and learns more as I do. I know she’s always willing to listen to my complaints. As a nurse, she gives me advice for different issues I run into. Most importantly, she trusts that I am doing the best I can.
I’m still pretty new to the Diabetes Online Community, but I appreciate it greatly too. It helps to know I’m not the only one going through this and get ideas from others. Reading blogs is almost like medicine to me!!
While I don’t have one person I want to call out, I feel fortunate that I’m not in this alone. Thanks to all y’all!