Diabetes Blog Week Day 3 – Memorable Moments

Today we’re going to share our most memorable diabetes day. You can take this anywhere…. your or your loved one’s diagnosis, a bad low, a bad high, a big success, any day that you’d like to share. (Topic suggestion from Jasmine of Silver-Lined)

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disney dumbo diabetesI could write about the crazy stories of high blood sugars or the even crazier stories of low blood sugars but my favorite memory of my life with diabetes so far is July 5, 2011.

I had met friends with diabetes before, but there was something extra special about that day.

That was the first day I met many of the people for the first time who have become some of my closest friends (with or without diabetes – do we still need this disclaimer?!).

diabetes and diet coke

There are many stories from that day, including trying to figure out what the deal was with the one guy whose jokes didn’t make sense until I found out about his real job. He still doesn’t make a ton of sense, but now I know that is just him.

memorable momentsI also remember a few days later being part of a conversation with a new friend (and FFL roommate) as she spoke hopefully about the future – a future that is now happening!

There are plenty of annoying, frustrating, scary, and discouraging “memorable” moments with diabetes but I don’t have to look very far to find the really wonderful ones too.

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