Lately, it seems sadness, stress, and heartache have surrounded us in the DOC*. I'm not talking about the usual: highs, lows, ketones, insurance battles, back-to-school stuff, and so on. I'm talking about new diagnoses, losing loved ones, and serious health scares. Too many horrible, life-changing, upsetting-beyond-words events have struck the DOC in recent weeks.
Yet, the outpouring of support has been incredible. I feel so proud of the DOC, and I'm thankful to be a part of it. The DOC knows how to rally around its peeps.
In blogs and on Facebook and Twitter, I'm seeing prayers offered for comfort, peace, strength, and healing. I'm seeing donations made and gifts sent. I'm seeing positive energy, good vibes, and good thoughts put forth into the universe. I’m seeing encouragement coming from all angles. I’m seeing strangers helping others. I'm seeing kindness, caring, and advocacy. I'm seeing true friendship. I'm seeing love.
Way to go, DOC!
*DOC = diabetes online community