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What do you want to tell diabetes?

This morning on Facebook I found myself wishing that diabetes was a 'someone' instead of a 'something' so I could tell it to go f#^& itself for keeping me up all night. I had a particularly long day working around our house in the heat yesterday and today I find myself with more writing to do than time in the day - I really needed that sleep.

I must admit... venting about it online felt good!

In fact, I liked the experience so much that I thought you may like to tell diabetes off and start the week with a clean mental palate too. So feel completely free to leave any message that you may have for diabetes in the comment section of this post. Don't worry about language or tone... let it fly. Usually, I love to see who left comments but today, wanting to be anonymous is completely understood. I hope that you find it as cathartic as I did to say, "fuck you diabetes".


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"fuck you diabetes" is exactly what I am thinking, with tears in my eyes, once again, as I see my daughter struggling with it. She didn't ask for these extra challenges (and coeliacs thrown in too) and yet she has to cope every day. Breaks my heart - she is only 13. Keep up the blogs and news Arden's dad. It is so good to know there are people out there going through the same. If only we didn't...

July 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEmma, UK

Thank you for sharing Emma... I hope that you and your daughter have a great day, I'll be thinking of you both! Scott

July 8, 2013 | Registered CommenterScott Benner

&@/@&#&@^?%£%£{[[={{《£%£% off diabetes! #thingIsayinmygarage

July 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTim Brand

I too wish D was a person and not a "thing" I would gladly spend the rest of my life in prison for murdering the shit out of D if it meant my son could live without it!! I would smile everyday in prison knowing that I killed "someone" that tried to change my child's life forever! And I'm not a violent person by the way - but with D that would all change if it could!

July 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLisa

Lisa has embraced the spirit of this post!

July 8, 2013 | Registered CommenterScott Benner

Mine didn't show up for some reason so I'm going to write another comment today. Because hey who doesn't fucking hate diabetes everyday? Fuck you diabetes. I have never hated something more in my life. I hate the fear, the guilt, the anger, and the crying. Diabetes suck shit balls.

July 10, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda

Amanda you curse like a sailor, LOVE it! And I hope that you feel better after writing that down... Best,

July 10, 2013 | Registered CommenterScott Benner

Fuck you in the ear hole diabetes. My daughter is a good kid, but no kid deserves this shit. Next up we visit a kidney doctor!?! I can't sleep knowing she suffers. Wish diabetes would climb out of her body one night and into mine. I'll carry that cross for her any day. Fuck u diabetes!

July 26, 2013 | Unregistered Commentermike

Good to meet you Mike, glad that you posted! Hope you have a good weekend! My best to your family...

July 26, 2013 | Registered CommenterScott Benner

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