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[IP] Thanks

>From: "George Lovelace" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] Any words of wisdom?
>Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 09:42:21 -0500
>On 2 Oct 2000, at 10:18, Stephanie Fritz wrote:
> > I am e-mailing anyone that can give me some good news about the pump. I 
> > still on shots and will be starting the pump mid-October.  I joined this 
> > site to hopefully get good news regarding the pump because I am so
> > discouraged with shots and how I have been feeling lately, but it seems 
> > I am seeing a lot of people frustrated with their pumps and having 
> > I don't want to make such a life change and go to the pump if I am still
> > going to have trouble.  But, I feel like I don't have a choice. I have 
> > diabetic for 14 years and feel like it is running my life. Never have I 
> > this way. I have always been able to manage the diabetes and feel 
> > Now I feel like it is managing me.
>Good News?   How about feeling like you have a functioning
>pancreas again?  Having an A1c of less than 7.0 and not having the
>severe hypos to pay for it.   It's not the diabetes that is managing
>you, it is your insulin.  Now I manage my diabetes with my insulin.
>Having the freedom to eat what you want, when you want, not what
>and when your long term insulin dictates.  Or NOT eating; that was
>one of the most radical things!   I finally feel that I am in control of
>my life!
>George Lovelace < email @ redacted >
>Born 8/21/48, Dxed 6/14/64, "Reborn" 8/13/98
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Thanks for the encouraging words.


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