Some notes before you see this video: I was SO nervous so you’ll have to forgive me for that. On an interesting note, I wasn’t aware until I saw this video that a country accent is still clearly discernable even when I’m actively monitoring it. Hmm.
Also, at the end of the video I say some things that I’d like to say a little different here:
I think there are probably plenty of good doctors out there who don’t make eye contact or who aren’t very friendly. We should probably cut them some slack. I mean, I’ve been known to read people’s lips when they talk and I often forget to make eye contact myself! So I think what is important is a doctor that you in particular can easily communicate with. I’ve gone to doctors that other people “love” and left the office totally confused because I was not feeling the love at all. Finding the right match is probably what is most important. That and finding a doctor that doesn’t look at you like you’re crazy or arrogant when you show them you know a few things about your diabetes. This doctor I went to today said, “The way you adjust your insulin sounds very good. You’re intelligent, I like that!” And honestly, If there is a best way to compliment me, that is it!
So with that clarification, here is moi: