[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
[IP] Don't you hate it when....
I was at a pharmacy waiting on a prescription years
ago and this man was standing at the counter with me.
He looks at me, points to the bend of his arm (like
his veins) and says you got sugar? Also with the
southern twang. I was screaming internally also J I
grabbed my jean pockets like I was searching for a
sugar pack and said, sorry I dont have any with me.
He looked at me confused and said no, I mean bad
sugar I replied sorry, I dont have any with me.
Then he pointed to the insulin the pharmacist had
brought to the counter for me to pay for. I said OH
YOU MEAN DIABETES Yes, I am diabetic
That was the end of that. I smirked to myself as I
walked away.:) Bet he will think twice before he
calls it sugar again!
Tell Kevin to just take the uneducated comments with a
grain of salt-or should I say sugar :)
We had a repairman here yesterday and when he was
leaving he asked "who
has the sugar di-a-beetes" You know with that southern
son does...which I guess gave him permission to tell
me about every
member, including his Mom, who had it in the last 10
years. Then, he
his voice to barely a whisper to tell me about all the
they got throughout the years. "After my Momma lost
both her legs, she
I needed to watch it too. But I told her, I don't eat
sugar!" (which is
I screamed internally!) I tried to tell him, Kevin
didn't get it from
sugar...but figured, it was no use with this man! He
was set in his
Don't you just hate it though? I hate that Kevin will
have to deal with
Mom to Kevin, 14, dx 12/98
Do You Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Tax Center - online filing with TurboTax
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml