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Motivational Monday: Making Your Thoughts Match Your Actions

“A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” – Frank Zappa

Remember to stay positive and motivated throughout your journey with diabetes. Your mindset plays a crucial role in managing this condition and can greatly impact your physical health. By consistently reminding yourself that you have the power to beat this, you may be surprised to see how well your body responds and adapts to your positive thoughts and actions.

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Motivational Monday: We’re Gonna Get Through It

“One step at a time, one foot in front of the other, I’m gonna get through this one way or the other.”- Anonymous

Whenever you feel overwhelmed and frustrated with your diabetes journey, take a pause and scale back. You’ll get through this!

Start with one goal at a time. Once you've mastered that, set a new goal. Working on one goal at a time will eventually make managing diabetes easier 💙

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Hi. Looking for some help

I have not been diagnosed or anything but wondering if I have sometime that needs attention.

Bit of background- my part we had a heart attack at the start of the year. He found out at this time he had type 2 diabetes.
He changed his diet and I did too for moral support. My weight and health at this point I think we're fine.

We both lost weight due to cutting back and limiting carbs.
In the middle of may I bought scales. I was 9st 13.
I am now 7.12

I am really reducing my calories. Some days I have seen me have 150 calories. Some weeks I average 560 calories... I deny I am hungry yet at other times I am so hungry I could cry. When I do eat I feel guilty. I avoid eating many things. I am constantly checking calories and I must stand on the scales about 10 times a day. I have seen me go on them before I pee, after I pee etc. I have been using laxatives cos at times I can not stand for the food to be inside me. Guess it's fair to say I have been quite low lately. Other issues going on too. I have fluoxitine from the docs although I don't think it is doing much.
I sometimes get numb finger tips and was wondering if this was due to the eating side of things.
Any advice or help is appreciated x


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My relationship with food has changed. To be honest I started to cut out carbs after my partner had a heart attack and then diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
This was at the start of the year.
I did loose weight at this point. In the middle of may I got some scales. I was 9 stone 13. I am now 7.12.
Still in the healthy range so it says.
However I go through stages where all
I can think about is food. Other times I am not hungry or try so hard to tell myself I'm not hungry. Usually I eat less than 800 calories a day. Sometimes as low as 150. When I eat I feel guilt. Everything I go to eat I check the calories and often put things back due to the amount of calories. I am on the scales so many times throughout the day. Also using laxatives.
Writing it is difficult. I have spoken to docs but that's it.

I have not therefore been diagnosed with anything. Is this a silly phase ?? Thoughts please x

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Talk About It Tuesday: A Moment of Gratefulness

Thanksgiving is just two days away, and I am looking forward to spending time with my family. Every year, there's something to be grateful for, but this year, I'm valuing life and the people in my life more than ever, especially since my family’s recent car accident. I’m learning how precious and finite life is and that it’s up to us to make the best of the life we were given.

What about you? Name one thing that you’re grateful for this year.

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Migraines, Life-Long (Suicidal) Depression, A Real Desire to be with my Lord and Saviour, More Debt than I can afford

Living with Life-Long Suicidal Depression since at least 4-years-old (mid 1970s); and Migraine Headaches that have been regular (at least 1 to 2 times a week [more weeks now are turning in to at least 2 days] since the mid 1990s) and many other health problems that are on and off weekly or monthly; Extra Debt that I was pressed in to; which can cause me to lose the house, SSDI so it is hard to earn extra money to get out of Debt; and with Life-Long Suicidal Depression, in addition to the Major Pains, I really have been desiring more to be able to go Home to be with my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

I would greatly appreciate any feed back.

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Motivational Monday: Let Your Hopes Shape Your Future

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”- Robert H. Schuller

When managing your health with diabetes, it’s important to focus on the positives and not the negatives. Celebrate the small wins and focus on what you can do to make positive changes in your life.

Use your experiences to motivate yourself to stay on track and find strategies that work for you. Focus on your hopes of living a more fulfilling life with diabetes instead of the bad things it can do.

#Diabetes #DiabetesType1 #DiabetesType2 #lada #mody #ChronicIllness #MentalHealth #MightyTogether

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is spookyrue. I'm here because I have been recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and am starting to accept and treat my other chronic illnesses as well. I’m looking for community and support while managing my chrinic illnesses especially diabetes. I believe in Health At Every Size so please don’t suggest weight loss or diets !

#MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #AutismSpectrumDisorder #Diabetes #EatingDisorder #ADHD

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Quick Tip Thursday: Don’t Jump To Conclusions with Unexpected Blood Sugar Spikes

When you see a high blood sugar number on your meter, try not to jump to conclusions. Keep track of when unexpected blood sugar spikes occur and the possible triggers.

It might be wise to consider it one of those rare instances if it happens only once. However, if the mystery continues to cause an issue, you might have to limit or avoid the unexpected source of your sudden high blood sugar spike.

#Diabetes #DiabetesType1 #DiabetesType2 #lada #mody #ChronicIllness #MightyTogether

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