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Re: [IP] Re: Entitlement?


I suspect that you had more problem with your son passing out than your son 
did waiting in line. That experience had be emotionally painful with more 
than a little fear...

...and Roxanne had nothing to do with the experience...

Jim S.
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At 07:10 PM 4/3/01 -0400, you wrote:
>I disagree with you 100%.....If you have personally accompanied a 2 or 3 yo
>diabetic child to disney in the hot sun and long long lines where the child
>is UNAWARE of what being HIGH or being LOW feels like then you would never
>had said something like the above statement....My son passed out right there
>at Disney ...He couldnt tell me how he felt at 3.....Knowing how
>unpredictable all the longer acting insulins are, not to mention all the
>exercise from the walking and running around a child gets at disney it is
>EXTREMELY HARD to gauge how each person's body will react....So what is wrong
>with a pass that lets you skip the lines??  I mean how fun can it be for a
>little kid who once he finally gets to go on the ride cant because he has to
>eat or drink because he has been waiting online 60 minutes or more or worse
>yet, to completely pass out like in the case with my son???  Diabetes is not
>a one size fits all disease and if you think that by not making my young son
>wait in line is spoiling him you are truly mistaken...Ya see, I would gladly
>trade in the "special pass" to make him wait in line for hours if he didnt
>have this awful disease...I find nothing wrong with making his life a little
>easier to help him enjoy his time at a magical place just like other children
>P.S. Oh and before you suggest adding extra carbs, I did and it didnt work,
>like I said before diabetes is very unpredictable....
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