Quotes that describe your "diabetes situation"

My favorite quote directly IMHO perfectly related to diabetes management:

~…There comes a time in every man’s life… when they must spit on their hands…RAISE their black flag…and start slitting throats….~ HL Mencken

What quote describes you, your current situation, feelings towards your big “D” beast???


The years teach us that which the days never know.

There is no greater place for ultimate wisdom to hide than in the obvious.

i am not afraid, this is what i was born to do - joan of arc

“Normal” is just a button on my dishwasher.

“There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry.” -Mark Twain

“Argh… dammit”


Don’t judge the man by how far he falls, judge him by how high he bounces back up


“Oh, f–k my life.”

My life quote, from finding Nemo:

“Just keep swimming, just keep swimming…”

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“Expect to be called a stand-patter, but don’t be a stand-patter. Expect to be called a demagogue, but don’t be a demagogue. Don’t hesitate to be as revolutionary as science. Don’t hesitate to be as reactionary as the multiplication table.
Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.” - from the greatest twentieth century president… calvin coolidge… (who also said “the greatest achievement of my administration was minding my own business”, boy we could use that again…

“look at the glass half full”

that’s just in everything.

Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time. George Carlin

Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things. George Carlin

I intend to live forever, or die trying. Groucho Marx

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. Groucho Marx

Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. (Alice in Wonderland) Lewis Carroll

I was a bit cheered by Obama reinstating stem cell research. We lost 10 years. But a little hope is better than none.

Was dancing when I heard this great news today!

'O SI YO,Hello in Cherokee

O Great Spirit
help me always
to speak the truth quietly
to listen with an open
mind as others speak
and to remember the peace
that may be found in silence,Cherokee Prayer

Certain things catch your eye,but persue only those that catch your heart.

The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.;;;;;Cherokee Words of Wisdom

If everyone just takes care of thier own area, we wouldnt have any problems.,Willie Nelson…lol

“You’re alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act”. Barbara Hall

“life is an obstacle, get over it” i saw this on a marine folder with the big wooden obstacle they have to climb over. Makes sense

someone ( living with type 1 diabetes ) e-mailed this to me the other day :
" analogy of diabetes is like paddling out into the surf to go surfing , but never being able to get back to shore " .

“Don’t eat the big white mints” and “I can sleep when I’m dead.” Both from the movie Roadhouse.