Daily Archives: December 11, 2012

It’s mine, and I’m not sharing

When we ask people for their impressions of the Diabetes Online Community, there are certain phrases that come up all the time:  Emotional and moral support.  They understand me.  Learning new techniques. Knowing that’m not alone.

For the most part, I agree with those — but there is something about that last one, the feeling-alone one, that the DOC has a way of reinforcing.  Something that makes my diabetes, or more accurately: my life with diabetes, different than everyone else’s.

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