At times it is absolutely overwhelming.
Diabetes hasn't been easy, nor is it likely to become easy in the future. It is hard. And even when some of us make it look "easy" or act like its "no big deal" trust me, it is. It is 24/7, no holidays, no breaks, no days off for the rest of our lives.
November is Diabetes Awareness month. I encourage any non-D readers to participate in JDRF's Type 1 for a day campaign, look up the differences between Type 1 and Type 2, review the symptoms, or check out a World Diabetes Day event on November 14.