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Re: [IP] Cotton Candy...Or are we taking this freedom thing tofar???




ruthanne
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, August 14, 1999 8:07 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Cotton Candy...Or are we taking this freedom thing
tofar???


> Dear Jane:
> I probably should keep my mouth shut and not reply to your message, but I
> just couldn't let your comments pass.  I have been diabetic longer than
you
> have and no one locked cabinets to keep me from getting into the food!
Where
> did you grow up?  I also did not deny myself treats occasionally just
because
> I am diabetic.  I ate cotton candy and have lived to tell the tale!  I
know
> you believe that a very strict regimen is what it takes to avoid
> complications, but I think it takes much more than that.  I think it is a
> combination of diet, insulin, exercise, attitude, and the ability to
accept
> this disease as another part of your life (like your eye color, body type,
> etc.) and do the best with what you were given.  Fortunately I do not have
> any known complications and I attribute this to the above points along
with
> luck and genetics.
>
> Take care.  And please, treat yourself this weekend--find a country fair
and
> have some cotton candy!  :)


i am a diabetic of 3 yrs and a pumper of 2 months and i have to say, i was
allowed to eat ice cream and candy bars too! all i did was take a shot of H.

GeNeVa
>
> Fondly,
> Lois
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