It’s hidden in sight the pain of the needle piercing the skin. We make it look painless but just imagine having to pierce your skin everyday.
Stabbing yourself with needles in order to save yourself from complications, damage as well as your life. The blood squirting sometimes freely other times by force.
Never forgetting to rotate or lumps will form now that really would be a waste of insulin.
Being a mathematician without the degree having to figure out the amount of carbohydrates,glycemic index and how much insulin to take.
This all helps towards figuring out what to do with the readings your machine shows. Sometimes it’s a hit and other times it’s a miss.Too much insulin leads to lows and not enough will make sugar levels high.
Type 1 diabetes is exhausting and looking normal whilst dealing with all of it makes others unaware of our strength and struggles.