How are you all doing? I'm great. I want to tell you a small story about my life and how my life has changed since I have diabetes. I'm 16 now and I was diagnosed on November 2000.
What I do in normal life? Well, I just hang out with my friends and I also drive with my little car that runs on gasoline. All of my friends know what diabetes is and they respect me just as I am. My twin sister Dorien has diabetes since June 1999. So I already knew what it's like to have diabetes. I have to inject myself 4 times a day.
When I heard that I had diabetes I just tried to deny it but there was nothing I could change about it. The fact is that my sister found out that I had the common symptoms that every diabetic has. I drank a lot and I had to go to the bathroom many times. I was really shocked to hear it, but now, after two years, I'm getting used to the fact that I will have it for all my life.
Everything is going well now for me and my sister. If you want to contact me you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org, [you can add me to your MSN with the same address]
I just want to let you all know that having diabetes is hard, but you'll get used to it and learn to live with it. Take care.
Published November 4, 2001
Updated February 24, 2003
Last Updated: Sunday December 05, 2004 11:16:46
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