I am going to be 45 years old on Sunday Oct. 5, 2014. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at the age of 40. At 1st I was really good about controlling my diabetes, watching what I ate and exercise. Lately, I haven’t been able to find my motivation. I have no energy to get up and exercise, and watching what has seemed to become a chore. I know that my health should be my motivation and the desire to live a normal life. But something is holding me back. I have some bad luck lately in my life. I lost a job I really loved in August of last year, and had to take any job I could find just to get some money coming in. I am not making enough money to cover my bills and that has put a lot of stress on me. I did go back to school in order to ensure getting a better job, and while I love school the amount of the tuition is weighing heavely on my mind. When I am stressed, bored or unhappy I over eat or eat the wrong things or a combination of both. I think I need to talk to a therapist but I am afraid to. I find it easier to open up to people when I am not face to face with them. I like everyone else fear that I am being judged, and somehow found lacking. I just don’t know what to do.

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