I know they think they are helping and being supportive…I’ve been told they mean well…but we are having dinner with two other couples this evening and both of the other wives have made food police type comments in the past. For some reason I am REALLY dreading this evening and know I can voice this concern here and have it understood.
What baffles me is that out of the three of us women I am the only one who is at ideal weight, I am the only one who gets regular physical activity (and I do a lot of it!!). I weigh I measure, I bolus, I test and log and…the list can go on forever.
I seldom (if ever) eat sweets in front of people who know I have D because I realize they don’t understand and I just don’t want to go there. I toggle back and forth between total rage and understanding the need and benefit of educating people who make these type of comments.
The few comments I have received make me realize how much people pay attention to what you are eating because you have D. I don’t even know how to feel about all this.
What is your experience with the food police? I know I’m being hypersensitive…but this is one of the few things that grates a raw nerve.