11 Struggles Type 1 Diabetics Who Play Sports Will Understand

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1. Running laps turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the track

2. Working out turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the weight lifting bench

3. Swimming turns into eating soggy Skittles with rainbow colored hands

4. Playing volleyball turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the dirty gym floor

5. Running down the basketball court turns into sitting on the bench eating Skittles wishing you could be back on the court

6. Golfing 18 holes in a tournament in the middle of August turns into eating Skittles between every swing out of your golf bag (Who knew those side pockets would come in handy for more than your golf balls)

7. Playing baseball/softball turns in to eating Skittles out of your pocket on third base

8. Running back and forth down the soccer field turns into your coach throwing a pack of Skittles at you yelling, “Keep Running!”

9. Dancing turns into sitting in front of the huge mirror watching your fellow dancers dance around you as you throw back Skittles

10. Playing Tennis turns into holding your racket in one hand and Skittles in the other

11. Playing Football turns into throwing Skittles in your mouth by the hand full and downing gatorade during the time out

So in conclusion, Skittles save lives.

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