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Diary of a Diabetic

Diary of a Diabetic

Rachele Pfund
Auburn Hills, MI
Type 1 Diabetes

This is a poem about the emotions that come from your life changing overnight and feeling completely out of control. I will never be able to live without this illness & the amount of change I had to adapt too was incredibly difficult. I’m young, yet I have type 1 diabetes? It feels unfair. But I don’t have a choice, there is no cure. So, I’ll choose to live. I’m not my diagnosis or my chronic illness, it’s a part of me, but not who I am.