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Re: [IP] Diabetic Humor...not for the Easily Grossed Out


The innocence of children ... YOU GOTTA LOVE IT!!!

- --- "Betsy S." <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I had completely forgotten this story til my husband and
> I sat around and recalled the funnier side of life with
> diabetes this past weekend. There have been times of
> agony and despair, but this was one of those "just gotta
> laugh" things...
> Stephanie was four when diagnosed and was taught the
> exchange diet from the very beginning. I thought things
> were going great and I was really getting the hang of how
> much of what to feed her and when. At her very first endo
> visit, 3 months after diagnosis, my sweet, innocent
> daughter looked the Dr. straight in the eye and asked if
> boogers should be counted as protein or starch! I thought
> I would die of embarrassment, but he calmly looked her in
> the eye and said they were freebies!
> Betsy, mom of Steph (a 9 yo pumper who doesn't pick her
> nose any more, thankfully)


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