You're in a good place-- I learn new things all the time, and the people here are a wonder!
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm! P.S. I looked up enthusiasm, and it says the root words mean God within... interesting...!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
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Madie....I've only joined this Team recently, but already I've found them a big help... Good luck with your journey, you've taken an excellent step to dealing with your diabetes by joining Sparks and this Team. :-) Gail
MADDIE are you using the diabetes tracker it is the best for us diabetics.
The emotional eating is hard but if you can learn to eat the right things that can be helped.
Eating too much sugar and the white carbohydrates just feeds that A1C and we all know that has to stop to prevent the consequences down the road.
Have you had a recent consultation with a diabetes educator. They are often more helpful than your PC so if it has been a long time ask about a refresher course it may help you a lot. Pat in Maine. We are here for you stay in touch with spark friends and you will get more support. This is a great site and a supportive knowledgeable team we live with our condition learning to control it is very important to us.
Pat in Maine. I FEEL Healthier every day with my Spark Tracker. I will do it slowly I like it that way. Toodle-ooo! and Toodle- Pip! JUST DO IT!
Be mindful that happiness isn't based on possessions, power, or prestige, but on relationships with people we love and respect. Remember that while money talks, Friendships sing and laugh out loud.
Hi and welcome! I have found people to be very knowledgeable and helpful on this team. Post often to ask any questions you may have or just to let us know how you're doing. There's a lot of support, encouragement, and great advice to be had here.
You may have already discovered it, but if you go to the orange toolbar near the top of the page and look under the "Articles and Videos" tab, you'll find a Diabetes Program. The Condition Centers has a Diabetes section, as well. You should be able to find great resources at those places.
We're glad to have you on the team!
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