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Re: [IP] Re:Hypo last night..



Thanks Mike.  :-)

Billie

email @ redacted wrote:

>
> Regarding your feelings that you have about lack of independency.
> Just try to remember that you should be thankful that you have somebody who
> loves you as much as your husband does. He recognized the fact that you
> were not feeling well and quite possibly in need of assistance. I
> understand your frustrations of him not telling you that he called your
> mother in law but I would love to have someone close by that could help if
> needed, (even if it was my mother in law). I can't believe I just said
> that.
> I had a similar incident while I was home alone with my three boys,
> fortunately my nine year old sat me down and gave me some orange juice. He
> did it so slick I didn't even realize he was treating me for my low. He
> asked if he could get a cup of juice for he and his two brothers and poured
> me the first glass. We all sat around the kitchen table with he at my right
> and enjoyed some juice together. After coming out of my low, he asked if I
> was feeling OK and I said yes much better. Gave him a hug, thanked him for
> being there and told him I would try not to let that happen again.
> Think of how that made me feel, on the one hand thankful he was there, on
> the other a huge feeling of irresponsibility on my part for not catching
> it. After a day or so of thinking about it, I said to myself "it's not your
> fault, it part of this disease and it may not be the last time this
> happens." I should be thankful he was there and I hope he is there the next
> time this happens. The bottom line is these types of things are part of
> this disease. The pump has helped control them better than they have ever
> been before but we all realize that these incidents may pop there head up
> occasionally and surprise us. Keep your chin up and be thankful that you to
> have a family that loves you enough to help out even when you may think you
> don't need there help. :-)
>
> Mike Chambers
> Lebanon  ME
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