Bonnie Sher diabetes activist

My T1 Truths

As a person living with type one diabetes for more than 40 years, one may think I’ve seen it all, but fact is that I have not. Every day there are new twists and turns in my diabetes journey. It’s my reality. It’s complicated.

I received this memento in 2002, recognizing 25 years living with type one diabetes.

I received this memento in 2002, recognizing 25 years living with type one diabetes.

These are the words I choose to live by, my T1 truths and affirmations that may very well help others along the way.

  • Diabetes may steer my ship (life), but I own the vessel (body).
  • I am a unique child of this world.
  • I am willing to refuse to give up.
  • I have the ability to let go of worries.
  • I choose to believe in my path.
  • I choose to believe that all that I need comes to me at the right time.
  • I believe that following my little voice keeps me safe and strong.
  • I believe that I am enough.

Want to share your T1 truths and affirmations? Contact Bonnie by email at bonnie@bonniesher.com and we’ll post them on this site.