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Which diabetes sin are you guilty of committing the most?
Sloth - I don't want to exercise.
 
Gluttony - Holy chocolate cake!
 
Lust...after chocolate cake.
 
Pride - I don't need anyone's help.
 
Envy...towards other people's working pancreases.
 
Greed - I want a perfect A1C!
 
Wrath - I hate this disease!
 
I plead the fifth.
 

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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...