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Re: [IP] Chocolate Easter Bunnies
I was diagnosed at Easter 20 years ago. I was 15 and in the Children's Ward
of our hospital, in a room with three other girls who did not have diabetes.
On Easter morning, the other girls had small baskets of candy placed near
their beds by the nurses. I did not have anything. One of my roomies asked
a nurse why I hadn't gotten one. The nurse said, "diabetics don't get
Okay, I was 15. I did not need a &^#$@~!!*@ Easter basket. But you'd think
they could've found SOMETHING I could have... piece of fruit, small toy,
comic book ??
Even then, it seemed like a foreshadowing. That someone somewhere would
always be telling me that I couldn't have something because of this disease.
I wasn't that far off, either.
I'll never forget that Easter morning.
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