Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A1C from A to Z

Ask yourself, "does this number define my worth?"

Be mindful that this number shows where you were, not where you are today.

Cast out the feelings of guilt and ineptitude.

Don't give up on yourself.

Every number is a springboard to another. Use this number to help you get where you want to be...or to motivate you to stay where you want to be.

Forget the highs from last month. That is over. Today is a new day.

Give yourself credit where credit is due.

Have a heart to heart with your doctor. You are a team.

Invite friends to support you. Invite them to learn about diabetes...invite them to cheer you on!

Just keep swimming.

Keep some records. Writing things down help you see the big picture.

Let someone help you. You don't have to do this alone.

Motivate yourself by reading blogs in the community. Knowing you are not alone is huge!

Never say never. Anything can happen. This disease is unpredictable. Expect the unexpected.

Open your mind to new technologies.

Pray. If you don't pray, ponder.

Question your doctor. Ask why. Ask how. Ask when.

Remember that no one is perfect. Perfection does not exist with diabetes.

Start with small changes. Big changes in routine set yourself up for failure.

Talk about it. Holding feelings of inadequacy in makes it harder on you and makes it harder on those who want to support you.

Understand that getting nights right is half the battle. Start there.

Value your knowledge. You have learned a lot. Do not cut yourself short.

Wait for results. It takes time to see the fruits of your labors.

Xpect numbers to fluctuate. Life isn't linear.

You are doing better than you think you are.

Zebra. Because not everything should be about diabetes.


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