Daily Archives: February 2, 2015

Quotes that stick

Having lived about eighty percent of my life with diabetes, I’ve heard a lot. Trust me, I’ve heard some real gems.

Maybe it’s because it’s my nature to let things roll off without bothering me, or maybe it’s just old age —  but I’ve forgotten most of the snarky and ignorant  things that have been said to me.  I’ve forgotten lots of the good stuff, too.  (I find myself constantly referring to my “Bolusing for burgers” post to remember how to handle high-protein meals).

But some stuff sticks.  There are things that people have said – whether three years ago or thirty years ago – that I have never forgotten.  And I don’t think I ever will.

Here are some of those Quotes That Stick, and how they made me feel, and (possibly) why I remember them:

“We’ve got diabetes, and we’re not sharing”

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