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Re: [IP] Hail Hail

Sue and Debbie,
You are both in my prayers.
Take care,
-----Original Message-----
From: Debbie Scales <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: June 09, 1998 08:22 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Hail Hail

>I support you, in both the good times and the bad times.  I'm sitting here
>using a text reader because my eyes bled so much yesterday that I am now
>totally blind and am looking at two vitrecometies over the next month
>because there is no more room for any more laser.  I think I do have a
>attitude", but it still doesn't make the reality of what I am going through
>any less.  For those of you who belive in God, please pray for me, and if
>you don't believe in God, wish me well.  Listening (yes, it actually is
>listening with a text reader, with both your heart and your ears) is what
>keeping me going right now.
>Thanks for the support group,
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sue W <email @ redacted>
>To: Insulin Pumpers Digest <email @ redacted>
>Date: Tuesday, June 09, 1998 5:50 AM
>Subject: Re: [IP] Hail Hail
>>It is people with comments and opinions just like Wendy that are causing
>>a lot of my frustration right now.  How does she know what is really
>>going on in my life to make me feel the way I do?  It is not always just
>>a case of the "poor me's".
>>I think I have come up with a great solution ... the hell with doctors,
>>the hell with diabetes, etc.
>>I decided to go the the grocery store today and get the fixin's for one
>>of my favorite treats -- strawberry shortcake with whipped cream and the
>>works.  I am right now eating a big piece with a glass of milk.  When I
>>am done, I will probably just go to bed.  No BG.  No insulin.  Now that
>>sounds like freedom!  Somehow this makes sense to me.  After all, this
>>damn disease will kill you in the end anyway, the doctors are only in it
>>for the money -- not to help.
>>People with opinions like Wendy are the reason that I (and probably
>>others) get upset at times.  I would like to be able to be completely
>>open with what is going on to cause my feelings (call them whatever you
>>want) and hopefully get some feedback that might help me deal with all
>>of this.  However, people like this make it next to impossible to do
>>that!  I guess I will just have to find comfort in my goodies (such as
>>the shortcake) and keep things bottled up inside until I finally burst
>>from the pressure.
>>Maybe someday (if I am lucky) I will be able to find some support (and
>>maybe even a doctor that gives a damn about something) and get on with
>>some sort of normal(?) life -- if there is such a thing.  Until then I
>>hope all the Wendy's out there will realize that everything out there is
>>not perfect and the reality is that diabetes sucks!
>>Maybe we should have a list specifically for support (I mistakenly
>>thought that was what this list was for ... silly me) -- no rose colored
>>glasses allowed.  That kind of list might just be helpful for people
>>like me that really need some feedback and help but instead just  get
>>garbage in return for opening up and being honest!
>><< Hi Darren, it's Wendy in Ontario, I just read your posting to
>>was excellent, very well written, and totally right. Thanks, I too
>>that the pumper's list is not the place to vent our frustrations
>>....Wendy >>
>> ... Sue  :-)
>> If your Bible is in good shape ...
>> Your life probably isn't!
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