So maybe it's just me but it seems like there are a lot of people on this site who seem to carry resentment towards non-diabetics or those who don't have to deal with it at some personal level. And maybe I'm just good at looking the other way or really not caring but it seems like we should probably deal with this better.
We're different, that's not really up for debate, and whether you want to admit it or not... if your pancreas doesn't work, then you're different. But it's not really a bad thing. Pretty much all of society has trouble dealing with different aspects of "being different." I know before I was diagnosed, I probably would have curiously examined someone giving them self a shot.
I have people, friends, anyone who at some point and time eventually say something ignorant about diabetes or ask me a question I would honestly just find stupid, but I mean I don't blame them. Again, I'm different, and I don't expect everyone to revolve their knowledge base around my condition.
I just think a lot of times we take things way too personally, whether it be that we let something get to us, or whether the root cause is that we're not handling it well ourselves and route that anger through other areas.
Let me know your thoughts!