Sometimes we forget that the broken systems that come with Type 1 Diabetes are so complex that we tend to beat our selves up a lot when it simply doesnt work or it does the total opposite of what it is supposed to do.
So its over once again, the 2016 Ride to cure Diabetes looked so far away when I registered in July last year but it came and went in the blink of an eye, generally that happens when your having fun right? A few of us even came close to missing the plane from Perth to Adelaide, apparently gate 20 is not the same place as gate 20A and 20B, woops.
In less than 2 months it will be my 16th diaversary, 16 years of enforced learning about how to manually mimic one of the bodies most complicated processes and you know what?? I’m still learning.
There is one thing about D that really annoys me and I know it annoys everyone else running this version of corrupt human software…it is the unpredictable factor.
Wow, its been a long time since my last post, I have been so busy with life that I have not had a chance to sit down and write something, however many days I have thought about certain topics I wanted to write about but never got around to it…so here goes!
A scary thing happened to me on Friday night, for the week preceding it I have been getting this stabbing pain in my left shoulder, higher than normal heart rhythms and episodes of shortness of breath, Friday night it all came to a head when I was taken away in an ambulance from my house…
This morning was all about team work, we put all of our bickering, fighting and arguments into the past, we shook hands and agreed to be mates, we executed our plans within reason, we worked together when it got tough and we respected each others boundaries and limits.
We had been planning to do this for a while so we had our contingencies in place, the only problem was, we were entering the unknown…