people friends stress

How the Type 1 Diabetes Online Community Helped Me Thrive

Reading now: 633
themighty.com

When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 37, it was life-changing. I went from being a stay-at-home mom who was focused on making sure her kids got off to school to someone who needed to inject 15 units of long-lasting insulin before my feet even hit the floor each morning.

It was quite an adjustment, and it has taken a lot of time to get used to and accept. The things that used to seem so stressful I now take in stride.

Having a chronic disease changes your perspective, perhaps for the better. Before I had my children, I had a career in publishing, a job in the heart of Manhattan that offered tons of opportunities.

Read more on themighty.com
The website mental.guide is an aggregator of articles from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the article if you find it unreliable.

Related articles