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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V3 #49

No longer running?  What a shame.  I went in 1993 and had a great time.  i
would have loved to go back, but the state of new jersey made a point of
sending two new people every year.  good idea to get everyone involved...but
I would have loved to go back.  :)

- Sherry
-----Original Message-----
From: Jen Woodall <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Saturday, April 10, 1999 1:30 AM
Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V3 #49

>> From: email @ redacted
>> Subject: Re: [IP] Diabetes Vacations
>> << >  I have actually taken "vacations"
>>  > from being diabetic.  >>
>>  And I take vacations from being a diabetic's mom:  I send Stephen to
>> for 2 weeks each summer.  It is my only time off.  I realize this is
>> than having diabetes myself, but any parents out there I'm sure
>> when I say Stephen's diabetes is my diabetes too.
>> Deb
>Yes, a well-deserved vacation for you both.  While you get yours, your son
>surrounded, for perhaps the only time all year, by other people who are
like him.
>It can be heavenly to be in that environment.
>When I was 17-22 I was heavily involved in the ADA's Youth Leadership
Congress, a
>wonderful (sadly, no longer running, as I understand it) program for young
>diabetics.  One of the most memorable scenes from my first year at Congress
>being at the U.S. Capitol for a breakfast and looking around to see about
>people whipping out syringes and pumps.  I will never, never forget the
feeling of
>that moment, when I was just another person shooting up before breakfast.
>Enjoy those vacations, in whatever form.  They're important.
>Insulin Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
>for mail subscription assistance, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org

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