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Re: [IP] depressed
OK... as I mentioned in another email, I think this whole thread has gone
over the edge. I'd like both sides to stop responding to this publicly.
One of the volunteer Insulin Pumpers administrators
At 05:27 PM 8/17/2002 email @ redacted wrote:
>ok baseem if you INSIST on keeping this public flogging of my opinions UP,
>then I have no problem writing back in public - i cannot believe the admins
>are allowing you to call people pathetic and ignorant!!!!!! I have one of
>them here right now, sleeping on my couch - maybe I should go wake Fran
>> i just think pessimism is contagious
>You are perfectly welcome to go on living in your little world with your
>towards the future, all happy and content - that is a great way to live and
>more power to you. However, when you have had diabetes for LONGER THAN A
>YEAR, and had your hopes squished MORE than a couple of times, then maybe
>will understand my PERSPECTIVE.
>> he last thing i need is that kind of attitude
>oh please, like MY "attitude" should have any affect on you!!!!! get OVER
>it! I am not telling you you can't have your opinions for christ's sake!!!
>why don't you go back and re-read some of the things I write - NOTHING is
>directed at YOU personally..
>> just wondering sara, do you enjoy life? or are you depressed
>I am NOT unhappy or morose and, despite being deeply affected by the events
>of september 11th which occured literally right outside my front door, I am
>not even very depressed, though as most (yes, MOST) diabetics, probably have
>the tendancies towards it. Perhaps I have LESS concern about 5 or 8 years
>down the road, knowing that it COULD all end in a few seconds - But I think,
>if anything, that it has been a motivating, positive thing for me!!
>Pessimism is NOT a symptom of depression. It is a RESULT of life and
> Ask any of the people on this list who have met me, and they will tell you.
>I have been pumping for almost 10 years, have had diabetes for 29 years -
>happen to KNOW what i am talking about through experience, trial and error
>and EDUCATION, and not just through what my doctor or my doctor parents or
>some article in a newspaper or some paid official of a company who wants to
>make sure his stock price doesn't crash tells me.
>now buzz off and leave me alone! I am NOT fighting you - I am fighting your
>inability to accept MY point of view.
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