"Life is a joyful blessing," a short excerpt from my book, The ABCs Of Loving Yourself With Diabetes
Posted Apr 18 2013 11:17am
As promised in my last post, I'm going to put portions of my first book here. I will try to do it every Thursday.
Having the emotional strength and stamina to take care of your diabetes is as essential as understanding how diabetes works and knowing how to take care of it. (Both of which happen to be covered in my two other books.)
I write books because it's a way for me to share my knowledge and help others do better. I hope these posts provide a little inspiration and help you build your "strengths muscle." At least you don't have to go to the gym!
"Living with diabetes is something you learn to do each and every day. On some days you hardly know it's there. On others, you can hardly forget. But appreciation is what fills our lives with love, joy and deep contentment, even when you have diabetes...
Diabetes can motivate you to make healthier food choices and improve your fitness. You can take pride in how bravely you are managing it. And, when you've lost something, it's an opportunity to appreciate all the more what you do have...