My Husband’s Journey Affects Me

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My husband had his pancreas removed 15 years ago due to a mass growing.

Read more: Diabetes: Telling My Family About My Diagnosis

He has since become a diabetic patient. The main concern is his health, his sugar levels etc. He recently was able to get an insulin pump.

Even with the pump, it is a daily battle, not just for him but for me also as his caretaker. I have to be sure he is eating the proper foods, checking his levels, changing his pump every few days. It is exhausting.

Read more: Life of a Diabetic

But I have realized I need to take care of MY SELF in order to care for him. I have started walking every night, when I’m watching tv I do some sort of exercises, I take a quiet “ME” time. It all helps to recharge my batteries so I can continue.

My health is just as important as his health.

What do you do to take care of yourself? Share to show your support!

Source: CureUp

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