Diabetes can be a very devastating disease for one to endure. For one, they will need medicine for diabetes (insulin shots) for the rest of their life as , as there is no definite cure for the disease yet. It can be very tiring, even discouraging, to be in such a health situation. But don’t give up. Here are 12 motivational quotes you can share with any of your friends or family who are diabetic.
– Jim Ryun, Olympic track star
One of the most amazing things that can keep you focused on managing your diabetes is motivation from friends, family, or even yourself. Once you’re able to consistently do that, it forms into a good habit, which is tough to break.
– Stella Payton
Words have power, and Stella Payton has a point. Don’t give the disease any more permission to ransack your body by claiming it’s yours. Say something more positive like, “I have diabetes, but I’m working on it.”
– Theodore Roosevelt
It all starts in the mind. Just keep reminding yourself that you can beat this.
The key to keeping your blood sugar level down is to keep eating a balanced diet (fruits, vegetables, and meat). That way you don’t end up relying on artificial meds too much.
– Frank Zappa
Constantly remind yourself that you’ll beat this. You’ll be surprised to see your bodying following what your mind is saying.
– Christopher Reeve
Take it from Superman himself, who suffered from paralysis from the neck down after horse-riding accident: you don’t need superpowers, just an indomitable will to live.
– Albert Einstein
This is such a simple, but applicable adage from one of the 20th century’s most brilliant men.
– Napoleon Hill, author
It’s the little things that matter when you’re managing your blood sugar levels: your daily diet, visits to the doctor, and regular insulin shots.
– Deepak ‘The Fitness Doc’ Hiwale
If you’re fortunate enough to detect diabetes at an early age, do everything you can to prevent it from remaining until your old age.
– Eric Butterworth, author and radio personality
This quote speaks for itself.
– Thomas Edison
Nothing beats a dose of good diet, physical activity, and nature.
– Dory, Finding Nemo
Finally, just remember what the Pacific blue regal tang said in Finding Nemo. Take things one day at a time. You’ll get there, eventually.
Were you encouraged by these quotes? Do you know any more that will inspire? Feel free to share them in the comments section below.