Monday, August 23, 2010

The dicotomy of being away

I love being alone
but I worry about him being alone

I don't have to do anything for him
but I worry about him having to do everything for himself

I can eat whatever I want
but I worry about what he's eating

I sleep so well
but wonder if he is sleeping at all

I don't have to see the ulcer on his leg
but I wonder if he is doing what he needs to do to take care of it

When I call him and he doesn't answer the phone
I wonder if he's in a sugar coma

the list could go on

if you are the wife of a diabetic, I think you know.


1 comment:

Lynn Barry said...

I know i get it it is like guilty feelings as a parent always feeling responsible for your dependent's every need and happiness...but we have to have something of our own, guilt-free time...i get it I know...take a break...guilt-free...I LOVE YOU, sister diabetic wife. HUGS