Moments of Wonderful

…rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Moments of Wonderful - …rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

10 Things I Hate About You

I hate the way you ruined what would be

And the way you make me care.

I hate the way you cause a scar

I hate it when people stare.

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I hate the carbs in big dumb fruits

And the way you’re in my mind.

I hate you so much when you make me sick

You even make me rhyme.

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I hate the way I have to fight

I hate it when I’m high.

I hate it when you make me laugh;

Even worse when you make me cry.

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I hate the way you’re always around

And the fact that I can’t heal us all.

But mostly I hate the way I don’t hate you —

not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all.

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The inspiration

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I wish I could hate diabetes. I really do. I don’t like what it is capable of doing to my body, or the lives it has taken too soon.

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But it has also given me so much. I have made friends across the country who provide me with so much encouragement. I have a stronger motivation to do the things I need to do so that I can accomplish the goals I have for my future. I have had the opportunity to travel and meet people I otherwise would not have known. And most of all, it has given me a voice I didn’t know I had.

10 things

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The writing prompt for today: “Ten things I hate about you, Diabetes” – Having a positive attitude is important . . . but let’s face it, diabetes isn’t all sunshine and roses (or glitter and unicorns, for that matter).  So today let’s vent by listing ten things about diabetes that we hate.  Make them funny, make them sarcastic, make them serious, make them anything you want them to be!!

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  • Cara says:

    I love that we both did this.

    May 12, 2011 at 9:06 am
    • Sara says:

      Can we get a special linky list just for the movie-inspired posts?! 🙂

      May 12, 2011 at 9:51 am
  • Meagan Esler says:

    Very nicely said! 😀

    May 12, 2011 at 9:23 am
  • Pearlsa says:

    Great post I love it

    May 12, 2011 at 12:11 pm
  • Tony DiPalma says:

    I’m with you. I hate the details but on the other end it has opened us up to so much more. Great post.

    May 12, 2011 at 1:46 pm
  • Kerri. says:

    Awesome post, Sara(aah)!

    May 12, 2011 at 11:59 pm
  • Katie says:

    I love this post and all of your photos. Thanks for including me! That was the day I was introduced to Multiclix. 🙂

    May 13, 2011 at 2:03 am
  • Penny P. says:

    YES! THIS! This is what I’ve been thinking all day, but with my site down I was never able to post. So happy I came across this! 🙂

    May 13, 2011 at 2:42 am

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