try not to see yourself in the pathology.
i’m pulling out my old books and some new ones as i delve back in to the kind of diabetes research that stimulates my need-to-do-good faculties.
reading and reading:
remembering not to ruminate
to find meaning
to seek benefit
to stress less
to write more.
this morning has been an explosion of epiphany in the sound of this:
amidst these reminders and this charming song, something fabulous happened:
my mind wandered,
and i went on facebook.
there, many diabetes friends posting their written works, their stories and tales, predictions and art.
like and arrow to the chest, it hit me. i hadn’t read diabetes blogs in forevs and i needed to pick back up on that right now. this instant. right now, right now.
so i did and i am and i’m feeling more relief than i have since i drove away from my home base of six years to make home anew.
so thank you DOC, for feeding me right when i needed to be fed. for being alive and welcoming regardless of time or place. for doing what you do.
i’m jumping back on the DOC train. checkin-in.
more to come. asap (pronounced as a word, not an acronym).
thank you to chris for suggesting that today be a check in day (#dblogcheck). i’ll be more than a lurker today.
I just love you.
Love this and love you!
Also: CHECK 😉
ah zap? eh sap? What’s your pronunciation? I have heard both. I am an ehsap kinda gal.
I’m landing in your ehsap camp! ❤
So glad you are back on the train. I missed you. But also, I miss you!!
You shouldn’t apologize for being a lurker. If every day was #dblogcheck, we would all lose our jobs, friends, and families because this has definitely been an all-day endeavor. Check!
That is the most wonderful thing about the DOC, it’s always there when you’re ready for it! Also, I miss you too!
We’re always going to be here when you need to be fed. And sometimes, when you need a place to do your laundry. Love your writing!
If d-blogs are the meal, then the comments are the dessert — it’s the good stuff that makes you want to come back again and again. You picked a great time to come back.
(Is there really a bad time? I think my metaphor went horribly wrong. But I’m glad you’re here again… I missed you!)
so beautiful, inside and out! 🙂
OK, this is so awesome on so many levels…. That insulin bottle pic is wonderful. That video takes me to a happy place, too.Your lower-case’ing. Poetic soul, speaking in every line, every word. And just how you needed to write, and did without anything getting in the way. Yep, I just love that. So very much. And you are just awesome, all by yourself. Thanks for this, Heather. Looking forward to the a-sap stuff as you’re able — have no doubt it’ll flow like everything. 🙂
I lack profound words, so I’ll just say… check. And glad to see you here. 🙂
Check! Glad to see you back!