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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Cold and flu season is here. Does your diabetes go out of control when you get sick?
Yes, but I manage with a sick day plan.
 
Yes, but I just crawl into bed until things improve.
 
No, I have everything under control.
 
I never get sick.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...