What’s Easy. What’s Not: Diabetes Edition

Amylia Grace Yeaman Health Guide
  • The style of today's Sharepost is based off the original "What's Easy. What's Not." by a mentor of mine, Christine Kane. Christine is known as the "Mentor to Women Who are Changing the World." You can find her at christinekane.com.

     

    It’s easy to guess.
    It’s not easy to know.

     

    It’s easy to react to diabetes.
    It’s not easy to be proactive.

     

    It’s easy to bolus without thinking.
    It’s not easy to accurately calculate carbs.

     

    It’s easy to complain about diabetes.
    It’s not easy to try to make things better.

     

    It’s easy to skip bloodsugar checks.

    It’s not easy to prioritize self-care.

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    It’s easy to criticize diabetics.
    It’s not easy to give unconditional support.

     

    It’s easy to make excuses to not exercise.
    It’s not easy to workout anyway.

     

    It’s easy to throw in the towel.
    It’s not easy to ask for help from others.

     

    It’s easy to blame yourself for not being perfect.
    It’s not easy to accept imperfection.

     

    It’s easy to put up walls around you.
    It’s not easy to let others help you.

     

    It’s easy to wait for rescue.
    It’s not easy to rescue yourself.

     

    It’s easy to be jealous of others.
    It’s not easy to keep the focus on yourself.

     

    It’s easy to worry.
    It’s not easy to create a game-plan.

     

    It’s easy to blame everything on diabetes.

    It’s not easy to ask yourself how you contributed.

     

    It’s easy to try for a day or two.
    It’s not easy to commit to the long haul.

     

    It’s easy to read about what you should do.
    It’s not easy to put it into daily practice.

     

    It’s easy to be offended by diabetic stereotypes.

    It’s not easy to educate and spread awareness.

     

    It’s easy to begin a new habit.
    It’s not easy to make it a lifestyle.

     

    It’s easy to say it’s not worth it.
    It’s not easy to love yourself enough to never give up.

     

    It’s easy to skip medical appointments.
    It’s not easy to admit what you need.

     

    It’s easy to do urgent things.
    It’s not easy to do the important things.

     

    It’s easy to say it’s too hard.
    It’s worth it to do what’s not easy.

Published On: August 21, 2012