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Re: [IP] silver ribbon

Well, if you start making them, let me know what I need to do to buy one.  
Thanks in advance.

Kristin Suchy
wife to Ryan, dx'd 1992
mom to Nathan, 2, dx'd 5/20/99
and Ashley, 8 months (our little sunshine)

>From: "Vixen" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: Re: [IP] silver ribbon
>Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 09:53:32 -0400
> > LMRN92 wrote:
> > >amen...time for us to strt a silver ribbon wearing campaign..
> >
> > yes it is silver...JDF or ADA or someone sent me one when i send in a
> > postcard i got somewhere...how is THAT for a complete lack of 
> > but yes...silver is the color
>There is a website out there somewhere (maybe linked from JDF or ADA) on 
>ribbon campaignI found it about a year ago when I was looting the web for
>all kinds of diabetes resources.  I can't remember if they call it "silver"
>or "grey".  On the pins there is usually a spot of color where the ribbon
>sort of folds over on itself...it can be clear (for tears or a drop of
>insulin) or red (for a drop of blood), I think.  (My memory is a little
>foggy on this...ask me again after coffee cup # 2.)
>Anyway, at the time I corresponded with someone there about the campaign,
>volunteered to be a ribbon-maker, went out & got the supplies to get
>started...& fell into an ugly phase of "diabetic depression" during which I
>sort of shut down as far as doing anything really productive went.  Shortly
>thereafter I woke back up (thank you, Prozac) & got caught up in the
>whirlwind of getting a pump (or two!), getting married, & changing jobs, 
>within the space of less than a month.  Needless to say, a few intended
>projects like the ribbons sort of "fell by the wayside" on the process!  
>this reminder is timed very well...school's out, I have some time, &
>somewhere downstairs I have a box of ribbon-building materials.  Thank you
>for the nudge!!
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