I have been diagnosed with T1D since Dec 2015 - So it’s been about 15 months now and I am more lost in anger and depression than ever. People who are not in the trenches of diabetes do not understand - they simply don't. Words cannot explain the frustration. Not understanding how "you need to eat health and take care of yourself" doesn't really feel like love when you hear it from everyone who thinks that is all it is with managing your diabetics. There is so many balancing act for need to factor in when 'taking care of your diabetes'. Not being able to vent on social media because no one really understands. The headaches, stomachaches, the napping spells (when all you want to do is lay down), the needles, controlling your numbers, not trying to be a bother - along with the everyday obstacles life throws at you. Its... overwhelming.
I was married for over 3 decades to an alcoholic before i left. He replaced me within 2 mos and is still w her. It was very very difficult for me. I lost weight, played the pick me dance, cyberstalked the new woman. He was encouraging at this time as well. He talked poorly about the woman and even came to see me a couple of times-i moved 4 hours away after i left. This went on for about 7 months...