Feelings Associated with Having DiabetesDenial and Disbelief
- "This isn't really happening."
- "I don't have to change, diabetes isn't forever."
- "It's not that serious."
- "I don't have to feel anything about my diabetes."
- "What will this mean for my life?"
- "What's going to happen?"
- "Why me?" or "Why my child?"
- "Why do I have to do all this stuff?"
- "It isn't fair!"
- "What did I do to deserve this?"
- "If I just hadn't eaten so much sugar...."
- "The diabetes must have come from my side of the farnily." (parent)
- "I did this to my child." (parent)
- "I feel so sad."
- "I just don't feel like doing anything."
- "I feel so alone, no one understands."
- "I don't always like watching how much food I eat, but I understand how important it is to me."
- "I have diabetes, so I guess I am going to have to make some changes."
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