Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Happy Birthday, Insulin


Happy Birthday, insulin.

Life with D is hard.  If you or someone you love lives with this disease, I don't need to tell you.  You already know.

But today, I can feel nothing but grateful.  I am determined to have a wonderful day.  I am determined not to let my blood sugars upset me, whatever the number is.

I am sitting here, getting ready to change my set, and feeling rather emotional.  Teary even.

It's a hard life.  But it's life.  Thanks to Banting and Best, I am alive.  I can be annoyed at these stupid highs the last few days because I am alive.

I am alive.

Happy Birthday, insulin.

8 comments:

  1. What a great perspective!

    I assume people have asked you like they've asked me if it's difficult dealing with being diabetic. Sure it is, but it's better than the alternative!

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  2. We are alive & living our lives & we owe Drs. Banting & Best a world of thanks!

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  3. I love that you chose to say "happy birthday" to the substance that keeps us alive. It is truly a liquid hormone to celebrate. ;)

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  4. WE ARE ALIVE! cute.. wicked... love the picture.

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  5. So true, we have so much to be thankful for. So easy to forget that. Thanks for sharing such a touching post, love the pic!!! :)

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  6. YAY! Happy Birthday, to insulin. Happy Birthday, To insulin. Happy birthday, Humalog in my reserrrrvoirrrr. Happy birthday to you.

    :))

    Great post, Jess!

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  7. Amen!!

    Our motto here Life with D is still LIFE!!

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