Hey dummy, buy this book about diabetes.

So I was in a store the other day, I live like a normal person.  Anyway, I saw the book “Diabetes for Dummies” and instantly I felt like the book was speaking to me, “Hey, Dummy, buy this book, learn stuff.”  I know there are many many…many books of this ilk, but for some reason I thought they wrote this book with me in mind.

I actually picked the book up and put it down several times, and in the end I did not buy it.  It just seemed embarrassing, like the lady behind the counter would feel like she would have to help me figure out if I had enough cash on me.  Or even worse would speak slowly and condescend to me.  It felt like I was going to buy Playboy magazine or condoms for the first time.   I might be a bit neurotic, who knows.

The fact that I did not buy it does not mean I never will, I am just putting it off for now.  I am getting my pump installed (?) this Friday and I want to see how that goes first.  I know that I have come a long way already so maybe I am doing well enough.  Also, I am not a fan of books that call me names.  I can already see me fighting back “Hey book, you will never be a kindle!”  Things would get uncomfortable and they would probably have me institutionalized.

Besides, the day I let a book make fun of me is the day I let my iPod make fun of me because I like Nicki Minaj*

*I do not like Nicki Minaj, I was just trying to think of the most awful music as an example.

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