Daily Archives: May 18, 2012

#dblogweek – Day 5 – Dear PWOD (What they should know)

For the next week, I’ll be participating in the 3rd Annual Diabetes Blog Week (for more info, click on the banner above). Each day, D-Bloggers will be (mostly) blogging about a common topic but offering their own perspectives.

Dear PWOD (Person Without Diabetes, or affectionately “Pee-wad”):

There is something you need to know about me and my diabetes.

I can do this.

I’ve been doing this for a long time, and after thirty years of living off someone else’s insulin, I’ve become pretty damn good at it.  I know what that cookie will do to me.  That glass of wine, too.  I’ve learned that through life experience.  The teachings at the School of Hard Knocks, where I’ve been enrolled for over thirty years, are much more thorough than those brief articles in USA Today, sound-bites from Dr. Phil, or commercials for Liberty Medical.

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