Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Live Well Wednesday


Hello dear friends, I pray that you are all doing well in your journey to better health and weight loss. It has been a rough journey for me recently with the sudden, and very unexpected death of my big brother on June 8. He was only 55 years old, and in good health except for type 1 diabetes. This has really made me think about my own health, since I too am a type 1 diabetic. His blood sugar dropped, and they could not revive him. They said even if they could have revived him, he would have had major brain damage due to the fact that he had been unconscious for so long. When this happens to a diabetic, it is called bottoming out, or having a reaction. I have experienced this myself, it is very scary. When it happens, I feel like I am fading out. All I want to do is go to sleep, due to the fact that my body is trying to shut down. I am determined, with Gods help to stay in as much control of my diabetes as I possibly can. I am going to continue on my journey to living well. Ladies, we can succeed. God is our biggest cheerleader. So, go ladies go!!!

13 comments:

A Stone Gatherer said...

Wonderful attitude Denise! God is in control and gives us what we need!

Fran said...

Praying for your day right now Denise. Praying that the sweet Lord is so present in your heart that you are thrilled to feel Him so close. And you are right...He IS your biggest cheerleader.

Much love,
Fran

ValleyGirl said...

I am always amazed at your positive attitude despite circumstances or health problems. You so totally inspire me! You continue to be in my prayers.

Gretchen said...

Cheering you on to good health. Sending hugs your way. xxxooogretchen

Love Bears All Things said...

This is beautiful, Denise! I am so proud of you for this decison. I know you have a lot of health issues but just like weight loss and dieting, diabetes takes discipline. You are such a dear friend and you are always encouraging others. We all love you and want you to be the best and healthiest that you can. I'm cheering for your decision and so is our Heavenly Father.
Mama Bear

Melanie said...

Praying for you as you try to stay healthy!

Amanda B. said...

Still praying for you, girl!! Keep up the good work! Lean Hard on Jesus!

luvmy4sons said...

You can do it! If God took a
Ding Dong, cereal eating high carb addict with hypoglycemia( precursor to diabetes) who never ate vegetables into a raw vegan...He can help you. Praying for you sister! You go!

Our Home Schooler and Jen said...

praying for you my friend

Jen

Flip Flop Floozie said...

Nice to hear that you still are not letting this get you down..Keep on fighting, Denise.
Blessings,
Sandy

Tammy said...

I have been praying for you. This is a beautiful post and with God all things are possible.

blessings
Tammy

Darlene said...

Our Bible study group was praying for you on Sunday. I'm so sorry for your loss.

I pray that God will keep cheering you on!

mom said...

{{{{{Denise}}}}} Such a difficult loss, yet God will use it for your good as you recognize changes that you need to make to become a healthier YOU!

Praying for you as I post....

Blessings,
Tammy ~@~